Fake It till You Make It

When I was playing sports in college, my coach used to tell us, “fake it till you make it”. As a freshman on the field, you’re nervous. You don’t know the system or the plays very well yet, so you just run and you pretend like you know exactly what you’re going to do with [...]

Know Your Role

A lot of my life now is defined by being a wife and a mother, especially since Calum’s diagnosis and the extra care necessary in my role as a mom, given his circumstances. This is my most important role in life and, indeed, the role I am most proud to occupy. My family is first [...]

December 26th is not just the day after Christmas.

December 26th has always been a day I have loved. Growing up, it was fun because it was an opportunity to properly absorb what you had been given on Christmas day without the hustle of having to get out the door to a family party. You could sort through all the different Chapstick flavors from [...]

Oh, Baby

So, we’ve done it again. We’re going to have another baby. It’s taken me a while to feel ready for this after all we went through in the last couple years, but we have always wanted three kids, and I ain’t getting any younger. Planning a pregnancy is something I had not strategically tried to [...]