31 Days of Real Life

31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/23/15]

Today has been an awesome day. I had the honor of speaking to the student body at ISAAC this morning about courage. I was in the first graduating class of this special school, so it is exciting to be reconnecting with it after all these years. It was an incredible experience to be

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/22/15]

We took a long walk before dinner tonight and ended up at the beach. I hadn’t taken Caleb to our neighborhood beach yet and he was enamored. He just stood there, hands in pockets, marveling at the thought of “our own beach, mama!” In these sacred motherhood moments, I forget that he’s not even three…

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/21/15]

Not every photo is a winner. There are a lot of technical things about the photo that are driving me crazy. But there are a few things that make it special.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/20/15]

I’ve got no photo tonight. I’m actually surprised that it took two-thirds of the month for that to happen. I almost forced myself to take a photo anyways, but I decided to show myself some grace and have a photo-less post. I’m currently sitting on the

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/19/15]

Every day I am amazed at the friendship between these two; they always want to be near each other. Thankful for the constant giggles, singing, and chatter that fills our house with happy sounds.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/18/15]

It snowed today. Caleb was ecstatic. It made me nervous for the winter. We’ve been through one winter without Keith, but I’m not looking forward to this one.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/17/15]

Every Saturday morning before Caleb was born, Keith would make apple pancakes. We never got back into the routine of it, so today Caleb and I got up and made apple pancakes together.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/16/15] & Win a $500 Dayspring Shopping Spree

Gigi is here! We love when we get visits from my grandma. She’s such a special

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/15/15]

I’m speaking next week on courage to a group of middle school students at my middle school alma mater. So much has happened in life since middle school, so I found my box of old photos

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/14/15]

Friends gave us raspberry plants as a housewarming gift and we planted them today! Caleb is beside himself at the thought of

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