Inspiration · Life Changes · Words to live by

I made a video!

Last time I checked in with y’all about my kidney transplant adventure I had just finished a whole day of medical testing and meetings with the surgeon and transplant team at Norfolk General. The next step was working towards having me listed on that national donor registry while simultaneously searching for a potential living donor.…… Continue reading I made a video!

everyday life · Inspiration · Life Changes · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Words to live by

That time I knocked over a grocery store display. And also {slightly less important}, that time I needed a kidney transplant.

This has been an interesting season of life for me. I’m actually the healthiest I’ve ever been. I’ve been working out so I am the strongest I’ve ever been, which makes me feel invincible and fierce. Unfortunately, I’m also the sickest I’ve ever been, what with my kidneys being wack and all. If you’re just…… Continue reading That time I knocked over a grocery store display. And also {slightly less important}, that time I needed a kidney transplant.

Being a mom · entertaining the kiddos · everyday life · Parenting

How To Be a Good Parent {one easy step}

I was reminded today of the secret to being a good parent. It’s necessary to remind ourselves of this sometimes, lest we become bogged down by all the negative self-talk we indulge in daily. As a parent, we’re constantly filtering through¬†all these outside {and often conflicting} opinions about how we parent. What¬†food we need to…… Continue reading How To Be a Good Parent {one easy step}

Adoption · Baby Baker · Family · Fostering · Life Changes

Boy Meets World {now World, meet Boy}

Every morning Charlie asks me: “Is his name Baker yet?” And every morning I tell her: “Not yet, they are still working on all of his important paperwork.” But today, when she asks, we’ll get to tell her “YES. His name is Baker now!” We’re happy to finally share his precious face with you all.…… Continue reading Boy Meets World {now World, meet Boy}