Family · New Jersey · USA

Making Memories

Summer is living in a perpetual state of S’more ingredients.  Backyard BBQs, pool parties, riding bikes to the lake, catching toads, digging up worms, light saber wars in the woods. I grew up in suburban Central Pennsylvania, a far cry from the busy Brooklyn streets that bred my parents until they married in 1974.  Fresh… Continue reading Making Memories

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Adoption · China · Everly · Family

Passionate Pursuit

Last summer a friend, while volunteering in China, sent me a picture of this little thing, feeding tube in her nose, chubby baby flesh squeezed into a bright green swimsuit, half bent over an inflatable turtle swim ring.  The cuteness overflowing from her dark brown eyes and pudgy baby elbows. She was adorable, and was… Continue reading Passionate Pursuit

Belgium · Family · Hudson · Rota · Spain · Travel · Tripp · Trips

Sand Between Their Toes

When I think of all the places my family has travelled, all the beaches my children’s tiny toes have touched, I am in awe of all God has done.  What a precious, blessed life we live as a military family.  With this life comes sacrifice but so many other families sacrifice more than we will… Continue reading Sand Between Their Toes

Family · Hudson

The Extra

Child #1 is a huge adjustment.  You hover.  You lay awake at night listening to all the chirps and burps rumbling from this new little creature laying in the zoo-animal-bedazzled porta-crib next to you.  You change your baby’s clothes every. single. time. they spit out the tiniest portion of bodily fluid.  You change their diaper… Continue reading The Extra