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Like a Bush in the Wastelands via thelovelylauralife.com
The Hard Stuff

Like a Bush in the Wastelands

In the weeks following our oldest’s (Wyatt) birth I was forced to navigate some deep waters — as any new mom is forced to do I suspect.  Overcome with unfathomable love and responsibility, most of my life choices began…

Pregnancy

31 Weeks

Highs this week:  Yard sale-ing with my boys on Saturday morning.  Best friends visiting to bring us the most delicious taco dinner complete with: homemade guacamole AND salsa. Ugh… I so ate too much.  Also getting to see my…

Pregnancy

30 Weeks

Five days late. Five days late. ‘I can’t be pregnant,’ I thought.  We haven’t even started *trying*. And yet… five days late. You know what though? I knew.  Somehow I knew.  Despite all my hours and days of disbelief, the…

Majesty and Mystery (and Breadcrumbs Too)
The Good Stuff

Majesty and Mystery (and Breadcrumbs Too)

I was first introduced to the idea that God leaves us breadcrumbs by fellow wife and mother, Ashlee Gadd.  Through time and space she and I found one another in a world we refer to as Instagram. Perhaps it’s…

The Good Stuff

Start Where You Are

“Hey guys? Do you want to help mommy?” It was early, the sky hinted a grey day was in store.  I needed to get breakfast on the table but not before I tackled the balls of fur scattered about…

The Good Stuff

A Little Love Story

It’s taken me almost 7 years of marriage to put a single wedding photo on the walls of our home. SEVEN YEARS people. And although there’s nothing inherently wrong with that, it has never felt more important to share…