7 Apr
2014

aquarium

A fun trip with friends to look at fish and all other kinds of finny, scaley creatures This little boy o’ mine sure does love whales, fish and anything that swims. The found Nemo, wee seahorses and fluffy flowers. We […]

27 Jan
2014

still

My heart is a bowl of fire. My insides are a churning, boiling sea. I often feel heat radiate from my chest out to my arms and face. Actual heat. I feel so deeply and so strongly my heart physically […]

24 Jan
2014

condo 2013

It’s one of the most wonderful times of year! This is the 4th year we have gone up to stay in this cozy condo in the mountains with friends. Life situations within this group of friends change every year involving […]

1 Jan
2014

2013

I’ve been doing these posts for the past 3 years now. I said 2011 was hard. I said 2012 was fun. Well, 2013 was BUSY. I accomplished a lot. We did a ton. I grew in many ways. This year […]

9 Dec
2013

it’s been quiet

I’ve been gone a long time, I know. Adjusting to this new doula life has taken quite a bit of my energy and I let a lot of things slide this year. I do think writing on here is important. […]

15 Oct
2013

Day 4

High: Johnny is home! It’s 12:30am and we just got home from the airport and we are tired, but I am sure am glad he is home. Low: I got a discouraging email this morning. I hate when the low […]

14 Oct
2013

Day 3

High: I went to the pumpkin farm with Harper, Phin and John’s parents. We went on a hay ride, picked out pumpkins, the kids rode a little train and we petted a lot of cute farm animals. And a farm […]

12 Oct
2013

Day 2

High: Watching Love Actually. So good. Low: Going through piles of papers, throwing away, filing and organizing. Will you people please stop sending me your junk? Holy hannibal. I guess if I kept up with it better it wouldn’t be […]

11 Oct
2013

Day 1

High: We watched The Lion King before we went to bed tonight. I haven’t seen my babes much this week and we snuggled together on the couch and sang all the songs. I love how Harper knows the words and […]

9 Sep
2013

year 1

It’s been a year since this journey began. I always prayed that what I did when I grew up had meaning and purpose. I never in a million years thought I would be this blessed. I can’t count the times […]

21 Aug
2013

the story continues on

Mary and Travis continue to share their journey and story with those they meet and come across, and in December, they got to share it with Focus on the Family. It was aired today and is anticipated to be heard […]

7 Jul
2013

in the darkness

For over 2 years I’ve always said and always believed God could heal Mary if that was His plan for her. Many times on this blog I have said statistics don’t scare me. Many more times I have told people […]