What Are You Waiting For?

I was feeling a little like Betty Crocker one day and decided to bake cookies. But as I read the instructions on the back of the box (yes, they were box cookies…don’t judge), I realized the recipe called for one stick of “soft” butter. Not melted. And definitely not cold which is what mine was.…

If Not For Me, Do It For Him

“If not for me, do it for him.” That’s all I could cry out in my desperation as I could barely catch my breath while pressing my forehead to the wall of our shower one late summer evening after hearing the news of a friend’s pregnancy. Infertility is so hard and after nearly six years…

Dear Sweet Little One Who Was Gone Too Soon…

Dear sweet little one who was gone too soon… I often wonder about you. Your face shape. Your smile. The way you would have hugged or blown me kisses. I wonder if you would have been a mama’s boy or a daddy’s girl. And what color hair I would have twirled in between my fingers.…