Children are little treasures from God that He entrusts to us for a while. They are exhausting, exasperating, and require that we die to ourselves over and over in order to shepherd and love them well. They are also bundles of joy, sunlight, and jellybeans that make our hearts ache with euphoric love. The question… Read More Little O
Hello again, old blog. I’ve missed you. And that’s a nice surprise. I stopped blogging back in October for several reasons, and then decided to take a short hiatus to see how I felt about writing. As it turns out—though this blog is simply the good ol’ fashioned kind of blog that tells the daily… Read More Happy 2019!
The other day I received a package from my cousin, Laura. It was one of the most thoughtful gifts I’ve ever been given. Laura and I were pregnant at the same time and would text back and forth—commiserating over pregnancy woes and cheering each other on. I’m thankful for a cousin who prays for me. Laura’s… Read More Thoughtfulness
We are thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter, Brynn Kathryn Moody. She was born at 1am on Thursday, June 4, 2015 weighing 7 lbs 6 oz and measuring 20 inches in length. Brynn’s middle name is for my mom, Kathryn Renee. All of us are excited to finally have Baby Sister in our… Read More She’s Here!
It’s a waiting game now until Baby Sister arrives. I’ve been crossing off the calendar days, and tomorrow is June! I’m 38 weeks and 2.5 cm dilated, but not many contractions yet. I know it’s not true, but I feel as though life is at a standstill until Baby comes. There’s not much I can… Read More Life on Hold
As a newlywed couple, Stephen and I were given this hand-me-down glider rocker back in Indiana. It has served us well for the past almost 9 years, but I’ve been wanting to re-do it for a while now. The old rocker finally got its complete make-over. Before: After: I love it! Stephen spray painted it… Read More A Rocking Chair Face Lift
One more month today! This baby girl has been given three baby showers. That’s pretty incredible since she’s our third child, but I’m thankful for the love of friends that’s been showered on us. My first two showers were surprises. One was given by my playgroup from the Goodyear MOMS Club. I’m glad I found… Read More It’s Raining Pink
My two little mailmen delivered cards to me this morning. Silas chose a Superman card for me (because, as you know, I love all things Superman). He drew a picture of me and a ninja climbing into a city. I’m glad Silas has recognized my superpowers. Cooper’s card, on the other hand, had some cute little… Read More Mommy’s Day
My man and I took a babymoon last month. Babymoon=honeymoon trip without kids before Baby is born (just in case you’re not familiar with the term). We visited Portland for the first time! We stayed downtown in the Hotel deLuxe, which was not only charming, but convenient as it allowed us to walk most places… Read More Escape to Portland
Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day, was my 32nd birthday. We spend a quiet day at home recovering from our trip. Stephen and I just got back from a couple’s getaway in Portland, Oregon, while the boys were graciously taken care of by friends. Silas desperately wanted to buy me a birthday cake and kept asking questions… Read More My Birthday Babies