Tag: joy

A Mother’s Regret and Joy

A Mother’s Regret: Baby’s breath placed in glasses on her wall. Golden angel wings above her changing table. Stickers of each month to come, displayed in a...

Unexpected Blessings

I was adopted as an infant. Many people might not know this because I don’t make a big deal about it. Being adopted is...

Unspoken Words

I know you see us, looking over at your sweet baby. Smiling and making silly faces and, quite frankly, straight-up staring. I see you...

Glimpses into Heaven

I found myself alone in the airport bathroom. I can’t remember why, but I’m guessing the girls were with their daddy and our luggage,...

“Traditional” Joy Ahead

While 2020 has been a challenging year, few things bring us comfort more than our traditions. As the "holiday season" begins with Halloween, get...

Double Digits

I’ve been so stinkin’ sentimental about this guy turning 10. Parenting has been so much harder than I ever thought it would be—so much...