my first trimester of pregnancy

I can hardly believe I just entered my third trimester of pregnancy! I want to remember each part of this journey, so I’ve decided to recap each trimester along the way. Here I will do just...

on diving into trials with others

My sister slipped and fell into rushing waters. Panicked, her eyes met mine and in a split second I knew jumping in after her could be the end. And yet I knew I had...

what a difference a year makes

A lot can change in a year. One year ago today this house and this babe in my belly were both a mere wish floating around in the abyss of my mind. But here...

10 first trimester to dos!

I can hardly believe the first trimester came and went so quickly… and then again it also seemed to creep on by! I was super sick my first trimester, and well into my second....

shampoo is better…

I can’t write about shampoo and conditioner without thinking of that silly scene in that Adam Sandler movie… but alas shampoo and conditioner are both better when free of harmful ingredients! Did you know...

on the journey together

I was just checking in on my registry at Babylist, and one of the little icons on the top read “Clay is on the journey with you” and had a little trailer icon next...

our greatest production

“You’re about to take off,” I heard God tell me on January 14, 2015. I thought it had to do with my acting career. I had an audition later that day after all. But...

our 20 week scan.

“Second pregnancy no kids at home?” The rote words of the nurse rolled off her tongue with ease. My throat immediately tightened. I answered the rest of her questions including the somewhat offensive, “Does...

20 weeks.

This week is a huge milestone. 20 weeks! I can hardly believe we’re already halfway there! It’s the most incredible feeling to be growing a life inside of me. And it’s beginning to become...