Norah’s Baptism

There is a saying that you are the average of the five people whom you are around the most. Today we celebrated Norah joining our Catholic church through the sacrament of Baptism. We were surrounded by a beautiful community of friends and family that are responsible for encouraging us to be the faithful family that…

My husband is Catholic

Before we got married I told him that we needed to raise our children Catholic because it was the only map I had to help our children grow up to become good humans. It never occurred to me that he would desire the same path. It never occurred to me that he would become Catholic….

Butterfly Home School Project

We have had many ups and down this home school year but even I learned something from this little project that we did with caterpillars. Great things take time, great things are worth waiting for and eventually we will grow into the amazing creature that God intended us to become.

Norah two weeks

March 20, 2019 This week is my dad’s birthday, he would have been 76. He had six daughters all together. Three from the first marriage and three from his second. It’s almost like a dream to have three girls. He is my step dad but my dad still. I wonder what words of wisdom he…

Welcoming Norah

There is absolutely no birth video on the planet that can prepare you for the actual rite of childbirth, let alone natural childbirth. Yeah you read all the articles on the stages of labor, your friends give you their experiences but the only way to really know….. is to walk through that ring of fire…

The Addice Birthing Center, The Woodlands, Texas

When I was pregnant with my first, I put on a brave face and pretended I knew what I was doing. I bluffed my expertise based on the little research I did on the internet and listening to the birth stories of my girlfriends, family members and random strangers in the supermarket. I barely knew…

Dear Third Child

Dear Baby, Just in case you needed documentation, you are so loved already! I just want you to know this because I may not get around to getting pictures printed and hung of you for a while. I probably won’t get random handprint keepsakes as a baby, unless your oldest crafty sister decides to do…