You Brought Me Home

My testimony, in a poem, inspired by the book of Hosea. Written (by me) in 2008   You Brought Me Home In Chains there I was Surrounded by cold and emptiness sharp pains of hunger carrying a world of heaviness It was the place that for so long I had known It just seemed easier […]

The Relief of Aging

I go to bed between 8:30-9:30, most nights.  Just ask my husband.  I had a girl’s night with my sorority sisters last week and the next night I went to bed at 7pm!  I just can’t hang like I used to. This hasn’t always been the case – this is a recent development. Another recent […]

“I Don’t Know How You Do It”

“I don’t know how you do it!” This is probably the most frequent comment I’ve received since having a third child.  And I get it because it is probably the comment I make most frequently to anyone I know who has more than three ;). Life with three kids feels like a circus most the […]

The Only Silver Lining

The other night I was sitting on top of an Avengers comforter with tears streaming down my face as my three year old son wept in my arms.  I felt like my heart had been ripped out of my chest.  I knew he was grieving deeply in his tiny little heart.  From his limited toddler […]

A Red Lipstick Resolution

When asked what it was like having a fourth kid, Jim Gaffigan responded: “Imagine you’re drowning.  Then someone hands you a baby.” Jordan and I often quote that to each other and laugh together.  We need laughter in this phase of life, especially when we are trying to get our Maroon 5 circus out the […]