Invisible Mother – do you ever feel this way?

I was reading an article recently that struck me several times. When my kids where younger I certainly struggled with feeling “invisible” as a stay at home mom. Now, don’t get my wrong. There was not any other job I wanted to be doing but the “rewards” were certainly …… eh…. different? than those of […]

Valentines day – FREE Printables!

It’s that time of year when moms are searching the internet for a quick and easy but CUTE way to give a gift or class Valentines! Here’s a roundup of a few favorites that are NEW this year & a few favorites thrown in too! 100 printables round up from CRAFTING CHICKS  + the Crafting […]

Pantry Packs – Service project idea – #LightTheWorld

We had a great response to our Adopt a Family post – THANK YOU! I’m glad you were just as excited about it as I was! I love sharing a good idea! As family is pretty service oriented all year long but this time of year it’s even easier to get involved with more GOOD […]

Feed the Hungry – Hurricane Relief #LightTheWorld

  If you’ve been a reader of this blog for any amount of time or followed me on social media you know I’m a “do gooder” … LOL! Is that a word even? Being involved in the service of others, changing a life, doing small and simple things it like air to me. I thrive […]

The END & the BEGINNING – going into labor

Oh the emotions…..It’s still difficult to put into words how much this journey has meant to me. How perfectly orchestrated it all was….If you haven’t read the other posts about my experience being a gestational carrier be sure to check out part 1 & part 2. And for fun? How we announced it to everyone! I’ve […]

Pills & serums & needles – OH MY! Part 2 of my gestational carrier journey

It’s been on my mind for weeks now to write up part 2. I’ve done a little updating of the process or more of my progress as the weeks have gone on via social media (mainly Instagram). If you missed our video or part 1 be sure to pop over. Since we let everyone in […]

My story as a Gestational Carrier – part 1

After our announcement about me being a gestational carrier we’ve naturally had a lot of questions. Besides a ton of supportive and very touching comments – so thank you! I am totally open to answering questions the best I can…or sharing what I can. In sharing this personal journey and also being open to answering questions […]

What if their story was my story….announcement from our family!

There is more to say and more to come… but for now, I think this says enough!

Don’t look around…. Look up #PrinceofPeace

Over the weekend I took part in watching and listening to what my religion calls General Conference. A twice a year event that is broadcast all over the world and open to anyone attending, watching or listening. Split into 2 sessions of 2 hour blocks over 2 days messages of hope, faith, love, healing, encouragement, […]