the hardest part


The hardest parts within the complexities of special needs parenting are the every day ones.  The moments where I simply don't know WHY he's having a meltdown. Language complications worse than foreign or cultural barriers because he's MINE and my family and I want to help him better. His words don't make sense, each individual one does, just not all strung haphazardly together … [Read more...]

Ramblings of Lemon Curd and being a Working Mom


I'm here in a season of change. I haven't gone this long without writing since I was pregnant with Sawer. It's not for writer's block, lack of inspiration or even not enough time. I have sat down to write dozens of times in the last few weeks with a dam of pent up thoughts that simply won't come out the way I want them to. There have been times I've stared wide-eyed at the computer screen with … [Read more...]

Day 25: I can care. #30daysofReal


My heart hurts. I can't relate to the community in Ferguson and how they are hemorrhaging right now. I can't relate. I WANT to but it feels disrespectful to think that I could understand what they feel without experiencing what they have gone through in their life. However, I CAN listen.  I CAN care. This broken world has such sharp edges that rip apart families and communities. My … [Read more...]

Day 15: Family #30daysofREAL


Between events, weddings, guests, dinners and etc, etc etc... recovery and life here I am again... In case you missed why Jacqueline and I are writing about 30 Days of real, read here. I hope that you've been enjoying our Instagram, Twitter and FB posts every day! More than us, I've absolutely loved getting little glimpses into the other people that have joined in! Thank YOU! Yesterday … [Read more...]