When life slaps you in the face.

Ever feel like life slaps you across the face when you’re already down? This literally happened to me the other day. You see, my husband broke his wrist playing basketball three weeks ago. Things like car seat buckles (and baths, and dishes, and… life) are pretty hard with one arm pinned up in a cast….

It’s all going to be okay.

My preference is to blog about the happy things in life. I generally stay away from the negative. But life’s always about ups and downs–even during this super happy time of waiting for our baby girl’s arrival. Two not-so-happy things happened in the past couple of weeks: Our daycare doesn’t have space for her until…

The promise of spring.

Even though winter is taking its sweet, sweet time and overstaying its welcome, this we can know for sure: spring is coming. I cannot wait to see colors again: I’m dreaming of warmth, and sunshine, and cotton-candy clouds and grass between toes. But most of all, I’m dreaming of rain: The winter-to-spring transition works like…

Home sweet home.

This time last year we were searching for a home. Nights were spent looking at house photos online, and weekends were consumed with touring open houses. It was our winter hobby. This year, we’re seeking a different kind of home: a church home. And, even though there isn’t a huge commitment – ahem, like 30…