On Saturday night, Nora Beth woke up around 10:30, nearly inconsolable. David went in to scoop her up and rock her, then called me in to feel her. She was burning up and running a fever of 102.3. After a dose of medicine and some more rocking, she finally went down for the rest of… Continue reading Grocery Budget Breakdown: HT Express Lane under $90
I’ve always been perplexed by the story of Abraham and Isaac in the Old Testament. In case you aren’t familiar and don’t feel like perusing the depths of Genesis, here’s the Cliff Notes version: God commands Abraham to sacrifice his only son Isaac as a burnt offering back to the Lord. Honestly, I’ve always been a little… Continue reading When There Is No Ram
It’s been an exciting week so far! Well, technically, it’s been an exciting 3 weeks, since that’s how long Davey and I have know that we’re having a second daughter. I was, however, terrified that the results of our 15- week and 18-week ultrasounds would be different. I have an irrational fear of getting in… Continue reading Grocery Budget Breakdown: Harris Teeter Express Lane
I wish my prayers for my children were as simple as choosing a “life verse” for them, assigning it thusly and praying it over and over them. It seems too simplistic and yet too overwhelming a task to choose a single passage to assign a child as his or her life goals. At the same time, I can’t help… Continue reading A Prayer for My Children
On Tuesday morning Nora Beth woke up with just a bit of her normal shimmer missing. By lunchtime it became clear that she was not right at all. We scrambled to find a working thermometer and confirmed that indeed she was running a fever. I was able to get her into our pediatrician’s office that… Continue reading Grocery Budget Breakdown: Harris Teeter
When we announced we were pregnant with Nora Beth almost exactly 2 years to the day that we announced our pregnancy with this new little sprout, I shared a bit about our process with IUI here (note to self: make that chicken again soon). Some parts of our journey (how very Bachelorette of me) were… Continue reading Where Our Babies Come From: Rd. 2
Hi friends! Today you can find me blogging about beloved s’more cookies over at A. Liz Adventures’ delightful blog. Hop on over and be sure to make a batch for yourself this weekend!