Category Archives: Motherhood

“Follow Me”

When I dreamed of adoption in high school I knew nothing of trauma. When myView full post »

2017 // Birth and Newborn Photography

I started 2016 with high hopes of growth – a heart-felt personalView full post »

Press in to the hard

I spent nearly all day today correcting and disciplining my boys. Yesterday,View full post »


Gone are the days of serious-faced tintypes, and one-shot portraits. Now,View full post »

Sorrow & Gratitude

In May, just before Grace’s 16th birthday (and Mother’sView full post »

Worth Fighting For

I’ve been so heavy hearted with the news of this world, with stories ofView full post »

Bits + Pieces // Dupont State Forest

We’ve spent the week away, my boys and me. Inhaling fresh mountain air,View full post »

Creating Space

Four weeks ago I got off social media. I wanted time for things I couldn’t seemView full post »

The battle // an adoption post

It’s a battle. Every day. Did I think I could rescue a child from certainView full post »


We made a small raised bed recently. Just a row of bricks beside our outdoorView full post »

Winthrop Lake // Around our town

We have had some very sweet days with these boys of ours lately. GraceView full post »


Dear Ralphie, You’re four today. (Well, yesterday). You are so happyView full post »

It’s the simple things

I’ve been a list maker all my life. Something about crossing things offView full post »

Bright hope for tomorrow

Motherhood was a role I dreamed I’d fill with ease and confidence. I wasView full post »

Naptime Lately

Nap time has evolved lately. The days of three hour solitude immediatelyView full post »

An evening in the cotton fields

My little guys and I escaped to the cotton fields one Thursday evening in lateView full post »

Perfection and grace // Motherhood

Postpartum hormones are interesting things. Despite our beautiful heart-shapedView full post »

Brothers. And a new normal.

They’re gonna be best friends, these two.  At least I hope, and pray,View full post »

Simon’s Birth Story | An on-purpose home birth

Thirty-five weeks and five days pregnant, I’m sitting back in the big,View full post »