Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   Amid the turmoil of frustrations that make up everyday life. Amid the unfinished homework and messy bedrooms. Amid the bills and taxes and myriad little drains on prosperity. Amid the unwashed dishes and unmowed lawns.   Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   When we’re exhausted from sleepless nights. When...

Becoming a new parent is perhaps one of the most life-altering events you could ever experience. From the physical impact on your body, to the hormonal changes, to the long, sleepless nights, to the instant changes in the dynamic of your household. Postpartum chaos is...

Before our son was born I could have never imagined how my life would change. I mean, I read about how my life would never be the same and what kinds of things I could expect. I also have many friends who have children and...

When you’re expecting, you’re immediately bombarded with list after list after pin after pin of items and devices you absolutely MUST have in order to make your time with a newborn the most precious and magical months in the history of everything. As it turns out,...

I wouldn't be the first person to state that 2017 brought on a flurry of new terminologies that have made navigating our news feeds a frustrating mire of argument, oddity, and aggravation. New terms like "fake news" and "alternative facts" have come to the fore...

It wasn't until Thanksgiving, and at twenty-six weeks pregnant, that I finally felt comfortable to announce on social media that we would soon be welcoming our beautiful rainbow baby into this world. It must have taken me three hours to come up with a post...