Snack Ideas for Diabetics

I have been compensated by Glucerna for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. Talk with your health care provider about a diabetes management plan that’s right for you.#GlucernaHungerSmart #CollectiveBias During my last pregnancy, I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, most likely due to my PCOS. I had […]

When the Unexpected Happens

This summer our son Landon played basketball and I realized I forgot to post any pictures! He was on an excellent team and his coach was so helpful to the kiddos. I loved watching him play- it’s been a year or so since he was involved in any sports and in my opinion he was […]

National Biliary Atresia Awareness Day

  Today is National Biliary Atresia Awareness Day. What is biliary atresia, you ask? I certainly didn’t know what it was until our first son Landon was diagnosed with it shortly after his birth. In a nutshell, it is a liver disease in newborns that requires surgery before 12 weeks of age. Over half of […]

Why vaccinate my children?

Oooh vaccinations. It’s one of those things that maybe should be categorized with religion and politics- don’t discuss it! However, I already break the rules on discussing religion, so why not this too? I want nothing more for this post to be informative and full of grace- no condemnation or guilt. I just want to […]

Boot camp- is it worth it?

Okay, I admit it. I’m one of those weird people that enjoys working out. In the last two years it’s become a habit and I’ve faithfully hit up the YMCA 2-3 times a week with different friends- it’s physically and socially good for me! In September, I decided to try something different. One of my […]

a divine meeting {pray for J}

Oh how the Lord works in mysterious ways. I brought my older daughter Allie on a mini girls trip this week, just to have some one-on-one time with her. It was so, so good for us. Having four little ones, it is hard to get  individual time with each one, but the effort is so […]