be reckless

  love hard. with passion and fire. so much that your heart beats wildly out of your chest as though it may explode. your breath quickens, your mind sharpens, your drive determined. forget the reason and logic. avoid opinions… we all have one.   pursue. drive madly towards your purpose. so much that you would lose every piece of yourself for it. look crazy + smile wild. the kind of…

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hi there.

Raising my sweet kids on the Carolina coastline while spending school days strategizing with entrepreneurs & designing websites. We build forts, play soccer, eat delicious foods, customize our home, enjoy our Labradors and dream of relaxing summer days sipping lemonade at the beach...

& now the 6 year old!

it is simply unavoidable. the fact is, the children will talk about wanting a new brother or sister or a new dad every single week. it’s just how we roll around here. oh to be a fly on the wall at some of our dinner conversations…  mouths would drop to the floor, ears would be…

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hi single mom…

hi single mom. i’m one too. nice to meet you.   i’m going on 3.5 years of checking the locks and turning out lights and sleeping alone at night. of raising kids every single day. of attempting a “man” voice so that my children will listen the first time… of trying to be enough when…

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8 & wise

God and i had a daily chat for 9 months… all the days… and the moments within the days… and the seconds within those moments. i reached out and begged God for a son. a healthy son that would love and know grace and mercy. that would have a heart filled with Jesus. that his…

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today i am finding my fight song… with a single match, it will light an explosion. i will share only because i am called to. this is not easy. i can feel my heart racing as i know the unraveling of truth that has been hidden away from my own thoughts for years & years…

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one of those days

last August i shared a secret part of my struggle when i wrote a post called “there are days“. it has been read over 250,000 times, pinned on Pinterest more than 360,000 times and each week i receive a comment or a sweet, gentle note confirming that i wrote my post to give words to…

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homeade limeade

hello & welcome back. it’s been a few months since i last posted and there have been many new subscribers to my sweet blog… and i hope a little email delivery doesn’t completely freak you those of you subscribed out                       (if you’re not subsribed, you should be  >> go here << )! it’s true… occasionally…

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