Little Miracles

When I first found out I was pregnant with Josephine, I was amazed by how each step in the process of pregnancy was like some kind of little miracle that I was privy to. The sound of her heartbeat. Her first movements. And then suddenly, miraculously, holding her in my arms. Even through the trials … Continue reading

Family / Thoughts


Josie and I spent our morning shopping and running errands, and then swimming with our friends Lanaya and Reagan. It’s been an awesome day so far, and I’m getting sad to leave in a few weeks! This afternoon, we have plans to lounge around, go for a walk, and get some packing done. That moving date … Continue reading


Battle Scars

When I was 15 or 16 years old, a stranger at Church came up to me while I was washing my hands in the bathroom and told me I was beautiful. I cried when I got home, because I couldn’t bring myself to believe she was telling the truth. A teenage girl’s perception of beauty … Continue reading