Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary

Today we celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. Time has gone by WAY too fast! Ironic, considering all the waiting we did to get to our wedding day and beyond. HA! This is the first year since we’ve been married we get to celebrate this day as a family of three. While we’ll reminisce about our…

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The Value in Taking Time Off

Last week was my first week back at work after being away and completely unplugged for 12 weeks. As I was preparing for maternity leave, I remember thinking how much I was looking forward to taking time off from work so I only had one thing to think about, our daughter. While taking care of…

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The Wait List – Laura

What one thing were you waiting for? As long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a mom. About a year after my husband and I were married we started trying to conceive a child. He was 30 and I 28 years old, so we were anxious to get pregnant quickly. But one month…

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E+DAY May 2019 – Encouraging Ourselves

Some of you may be wondering what’s been happening in our world as our due date has come and gone. Expected arrival was May 11, and here we are, 4 days past and let’s just say, I’ve had to do a few mindset resets as our current situation is not something I was prepared for. …

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Why I Had to Ask: Is Infertility from God?

There are many messages I write that I’m undoubtedly nervous to share with you. They are transparent and extremely vulnerable and today’s post is exactly that. I wrote this almost a year ago, afraid of sharing, until now. Early in our infertility journey, I was angry at my circumstances, loss of dreams and yes, God.…

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Will You Walk By Faith?

I recently went on a short road trip and decided to dust off my massive cd wallet from when I was in college. Anyone else remember what those are? I picked one of my favorite musicians to listen to and had his song, “Walk by Faith” on repeat.   The first Jeremy Camp concert I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2019

Last year was my first year being involved with National Infertility Awareness Week. Up until that point, I’d never heard of it and certainly didn’t think I’d be a part of it. I’ve participated in many other awareness weeks to support family and friends, but never because I myself was also going through it. When…

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The Wait List – Amanda

What one thing were you waiting for? My husband, Michael and I met in 2013. We hit it off immediately on our first date, and knew we would be inseparable from that day on. We married in October of 2015 under the sunny Texas skies. Michael and I both value family and knew from the…

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Our Bucket List Trip to the NCAA Final Four

Ry and I were fortunate to check an item off our bucket list last week. We got to attend the NCAA Final Four. For any college basketball fans out there, you know this is the pinnacle event for all players, coaches and fans. I signed up to get tickets as part of the NCAA lottery…

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E+DAY April 2019

Today is extra special as not only is it E+DAY, but it’s also my birthday! With all those reasons to be excited, an added bonus was that this weekend was also Jacks Give Back, a one day service event designated for South Dakota State University Jackrabbits everywhere to give back to their local communities.  As you…

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