2 Months

This cute girl is two months old now – well, about a week ago, but she got her 2 month shots today, so it’s official. Considering she was fighting for her life in the PICU a little over a month ago, I’m pretty excited about this. It’s funny how much the little achievements matter now, … Continue reading


Playing Favorites

Remember when you were a kid and you asked your mom who her favorite was? And, inevitably, her answer was “You’re all my favorites!” and you would smile and say “Aww ok,” but on the inside you were thinking “She’s a liar!!” I’m here to tell you…she wasn’t lying. And it is the craziest thing … Continue reading


The Final Days

I swear to you, it wasn’t until two nights ago that I realized that this baby girl could really get here any day. It resulted in a strange combination of joy and horror – I can’t wait vs. I’m not ready for this. The nice thing is, this is happening, regardless of what I feel … Continue reading

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Josie Talks

Josie is quite the chatterbox…unless she’s put on the spot. Then she needs a little bribing. Yesterday was a rainy day, so I decided we should record some of her favorite things to say. Because time goes by way too fast and before I know it, she’ll be talking in full sentences and stuff. Also, … 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