a wife’s guide to a healthy (growing) marriage

Five years ago today we said “I do” and then ate a bunch of cupcakes. I’m sure to some of you reading this right now that five years doesn’t seem like a very long time. However, we are going to celebrate because it is only by God’s grace that we have reached this day, and…

5 things to think about when taking a baby to the beach

You’re going to take a four and a half month old baby to the beach? Are you insane? So no individual actually said those words to me, but the questions above crossed my mind more than once as my husband and I were planning our summer beach vacation. Nevertheless, we were going to make it…

the value of a father

Reflecting on this past Father’s Day, I realized that this was my twenty-fourth year celebrating my father. A sense of sadness came over me at this realization. I’ve always admired my dad and have had what I would consider to be a good relationship with him, for which I am immensely grateful. However, I feel…

what am I doing?

So what am I doing writing a blog? Being a new mom, I’m slightly obsessed with my tiny human. I love the way she talks, eats, sleeps, poops, grows, and learns daily. She is the most adorable, sweetest little babe I’ve ever known. Also, I know how quickly the past three months that she has…