This Is What Beautiful Looks Like: A Microtia Story

All too often, we see people by what they are on the outside and forget that there is a whole person on the inside who is infinitely more important than just what they look like.  And sometimes, we don’t see what they consider flaws and imperfections or if we see them, we forget about them after a while. My son has microtia.  Have you ever heard of that?  I hadn’t either until he was born.  In the simplest of explanations, {Read More}

That One Mom Favorites From 2013

  As the year draws to a close, I thought I would share some of my own favorite posts with you! I know as a blogger you are supposed to find your niche.  And I know you are supposed to be constantly striving to come up with new things to draw attention.  Personally, I love to craft and cook and decorate, but most of my favorite posts are really just about my life and how I feel about it on {Read More}

If She Says There Are Mermaids…

  My daughter loves mermaids. I know I talk about her a lot and I don’t want you to think my boys are not equally as important to me.  This really isn’t completely about any one particular child of mine.  Please be patient with me. Again, my daughter loves mermaids.  When she was about 8-years-old we took a trip to the beach and she spent much of her time staring out into the waves in deep concentration.  I really didn’t {Read More}