Category Archives: personal

New Podcast: Wise Women Diaries

I had no intentions of starting a podcast, although I always thought about it for years. But I woke up this Monday morning and decided to just do it. So within 36 hours I chose a name, created the cover art, recorded two episodes, and submitted and get accepted to Apple podcasts!!! I am going...

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Infertility: marriage is more important than a baby

Years ago, I was walking the beach in Hawaii and became really sad and depressed seeing pregnant bellies and little kids. I wanted that and it wasn’t happening. Then my husband reached for my hand and I pushed it away because of how I was feeling. In that moment, I told the universe: “I do...

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Infertility: control and lack of trust

Some of you know that for a few years we tried to have a child to no avail. I am sharing this because I am so tired of seeing the same infertility storyline play out: suffering while waiting, forcing, striving, and yearning to get what YOU want, when YOU want it. Eventually pregnancy occurs through...

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The Gift Of Staying Married vs Giving Up

We DEFINITELY got married too young (22 & 26)….. yet, we wouldn’t change the course we chose. Nostalgia surrounds our beginning years, as we swam in our youth, trying to find ourselves, our passions, and a path we could walk together… this is probably why in Year Eleven, we feel the most grounded and fulfilled...

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The beauty and purpose of Pain

Bear with me. Think about if you have a headache…….. that throb is all you can feel and think about. You are painfully aware of the throbbing! But you are present and its hard to get beyond the present, you WANT to escape the pain, you want to think beyond the pain, but throb throb...

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My Favorite Human to Photograph: Gus

Gus is my FAVORITE person to photograph- but soon his little brother Archie will grow up and I will have to have an equal amount of photos of each of them in future blog posts haha:):):) This was such a hilarious moment about the reality of stay at home moms: ) Stickers on her face!!...

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Year Two: Gus

I followed my nephew Gus around for an hour while visiting him and his parents on the East Coast! One on one time with children is my FAVORITE!!! I love what I was able to snap: He picked up popcorn on the floor then spit it back out hahaha

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