I'll never forget seeing her walk out onto the stage at The Crush. I was 15 years old and had begged to leave Florida one day early, so that I wouldn't miss the concert. Along with the rest of the crowd of teens and 20-somethings, I watched her being escorted to the piano. She sat… Continue reading Be Thou My Vision
This little guy......My heart was not prepared to melt as much as it has since he came screaming into this world! Like Olaf says, "Some people are worth melting for!" Cayden, my chubby man, you are worth melting for! When we found out Cayden was a boy, I was so excited and so terrified! I'm… Continue reading My hiding place
A few weeks ago, al.com posted an article announcing that Pledge Week had just wrapped up at universities around the state. They posted pictures of ecstatic girls running down the street and waving what I can only assume was an acceptance letter to the sorority of their choice. All of the girls in the pictures… Continue reading The Unintentional Pledge
I have a super vivid memory from the summer before my Senior year of high school. My mom took me to tour Samford University, where I was certain I would get my degree in education and go on to change the world one English paper at a time! We walked around the campus, and I… Continue reading A great cloud of witnesses….
As I sit in our living room holding my little guy this morning, I can't help but think about the world he and his sisters are growing up in. The world that will try to shape and mold them into it's image at every turn. The world that will constantly tell them what they should… Continue reading The Greatest of These
I am NOT a selfie girl! I have never perfected the head tilt, great angle or even looking in the right direction. Let's be real! I am 100% selfie challenged!! But I have to say this is my favorite selfie ever! No makeup, no instagram filter to make me look tan (as if that is… Continue reading Selfie challenged
Hemophilia.... Hemophiliac.... Factor 8 deficiency.... less than 1% clotting factor.... SEVERE.... These are all things that Jason and I have talked about in the 30 days of Cayden's life. We were told on the night that Cayden was born that one of his three coagulation tests came back highly abnormal. The next day, our pediatrician… Continue reading Severe…