Year in Review: 2017

It’s December 31st, 2017, and here I am recounting the memories of this past year. Had I wrote this a couple weeks ago, the tone would be much different. The past two weeks has stretched our little family. So I will work backwards in events, to end on a cheerier note.Read the rest


I go through phases, since Brent and I got married when I am completely satisfied with where we are in life and wanting to have children. I have been watching my bosses children grow up over the last couple years. At one point, his daughter would tell him that she loved me and would run up to me to say hi and give me a hig.… Read the rest

A Smile to Remember

A picture worth a thousand words. (If only I knew a thousand to describe it.) She is standing with her arm stretched out towards you with the biggest smile you have ever seen on a child. Between her little fingers is a bubble wand.  At then end of the wand, there is a bubble that had been caught after she had blown and chased so many.… Read the rest

Day Seven (before we leave)

The day is over, our bags are packed and we have just a few hours of sleep left before we hop on a jet plane for home. My heart is heavy, but peaceful. My mind is racing, yet my thoughts are clear. I wish I had the time to share with you the amazing day we had with the kids.… Read the rest