I graduated High School at sixteen, my first out of the family business employment, was at the private school I graduated from. My work consisted mostly of cleaning, making the school lunches, substituting whenever I was needed and anything else that needed to be done around the place.
I can’t believe this is my second or even third attempt at journaling about this. But that’s life for you.. kids, moods, priorities, procrastination etc.. things always seem to get in the way. I’m currently having my first cup of coffee that I’ve had in a very long time, not sure if it will help with my writing haha but I felt it was ok to have it while spending time with my Jesus and writing all about how amazing he is!
I want to take a minute and talk about the new abortion law in New York. First of all I want to make it clear, that I am absolutely pro-life. That does not mean I don’t care for the mother or family that might see it differently. In my mind and with with every pregnancy I had, my baby’s were as real to me inside my body as they were the moment each of them were born. I believe each life is sacred and an absolute gift.
Happy New Year! I haven’t officially said that to you yet, but we still have our Christmas tree up so I don’t think it’s too late.haha On one hand it’s so hard to believe that it’s already January but on the other hand, with how eventful my last few weeks were, I find myself wondering how in the world is it still January?? Nonetheless I am overjoyed in this new year! I love new beginnings, either it’s a new year, month, a Monday or another new day, I get so excited. And this year more then most, I feel that the Lord is doing something very special. I’m not even sure what it will be but he’s been showing me so many new things and answering prayers that I’ve prayed for years. Simultaneously he’s putting new dreams and prayers into my heart and taking me on new adventures!
Last night after we all got ready for bed, we gathered around in our room to journal. It’s been a while since Kyle (my husband) read through his old journal entry’s to us, so inspired by our oldest daughter (who had been reading his journal secretly) he went ahead and read a few stories out loud. Many of them were around the time each of the kids were being born, so they loved to hear those haha.
But one of them really caught my attention, again...after all these years and the many times we have told the story, it still gave me chills hearing him read it.
This story took place in Dallas, Texas,
In the midst of everything else that’s going on in my life, we currently have four pets and five baby kittens! The newest additions are just a few weeks old, they are so tiny! They have just opened their eyes and are learning to walk.
To begin with I’m not really an “animal person” I don’t enjoying touching them, I don’t like how they smell, I really can’t stand fur, haha etc.. So you’re probably wondering how in the world I’ve allowed all these animals in my house? That's a good question, and it's a good thing that I have stories for you!
Although I’m super positive about life and all that goes on in my daily routine. I do have hard days and even weeks just like everyone else. Sometimes it’s easier to hide out and just wait for all to be fine again, instead of opening up and being honest. Last week when I hit what felt like rock bottom, I actually fell right into my dearest Heavenly Fathers arms. The strength, love and rest I experienced is totally worth sharing about.
In the month of August I battle a headache that lasted pretty much all month.
I'm so heart broken again over our nation and the reality that it's becoming. Can this really be happening?? Is the beloved country that we live in actually becoming an unsafe place? I'm sure that I'm not the only one with these questions going through my mind.
Kyle and I attended Bible collage in Dallas, Texas after we got married,
It's still so hard to believe that we are heading past the half way point in the year of 2018. It's been a great year so far and I'm excited for what's ahead. Most people find it surprising that I get so thrilled about school starting up again for my kiddos, being that I homeschool. But I do enjoy having somewhat of a schedule and watching my kids learn so much each year brings me joy. We're officially a week into the new school year and before the routine really kicks in, I thought I would jot some summer memories down.
Hey there! I have been slightly disconnected on here lately. When I get busy or overwhelmed, usually the first thing to go is social media and writing. But my thoughts and prayers are always with you guys. I just snuck away from the family watching a Christmas movie, I really don't feel like I have a whole lot of insight to share. So if you don't mind I'll just share a little bit of this and that and what's been happening around here lately.
Dear friends I hope you all are doing well. Most of you are probably busy with your every day life, I really appreciate you taking a moment out of your day to read this.
You've probably heard about the recent shootings going on, and like me it probably stirred your spirit. It grieves my heart that this is happening.
Many of you may know, we have bought our first home a little while ago. We have been working on in for a few weeks, changing out the flooring, painting and a few other updates.
(I want to say a HUGE thank you to my parents and my dearest husband, for all the
It's been a year already since we moved here to South Carolina from Hawaii! I still cannot believe how fast time flies. This has been a wonderful year for our family, we've made so many new friends, memories and had many wonderful adventures together. The biggest one has probably been, living in a tiny log cabin. It is about six-seven hundred square feet, two bedroom and two bath.
We have loved living here! The first few months we all bunked in the same room
Hello everyone! I am so excited to be sharing this story with you all. To our little family it’s a miracle! I hope our story can inspire you for miracles of your own and bring a glimpse of hope into your everyday life.
Many of you know that we have moved from Hawaii to South Carolina a year ago. Our biggest hope in moving here was to buy a home for our family.
I have an embarrassing story to share with you. I've learned a lot from it and am still learning, so hopefully it's worth it.
My sister came to visit us a few weeks ago and we went camping for a few days. I had so many things planned I wanted to do while we were there, hiking a few trails, swimming all day, games, long nights by the fire etc..
Here are a few practical things I've learned through the baby and toddler stages with my kiddos. I hope they may help you if you're in that season of life now.
A few reasons why baby might be having a hard time going to sleep or staying asleep through the night for the first year or two. I usually tell first time parents or even myself when I had a new baby,