I don’t know if it’s the crazy pregnancy hormones 🤰🏻or the six years of sleep depravation, but last night I hit my breaking point and sobbed myself to sleep. . . . Alex saved Emory from chocking on a hair tie 🤦🏻♀️ Grace had her second soccer practice and her giggle alone reminded me of how innocent she is in comparison to a lot of the girls in her team. And then to top it all off, Haddon ran into my room crying because he was scared of the dark. . . . It was one of those days that reminded me how little control I actually have. You see, as much as I scream it until I am blue in the face, Emory is always finding things to put in her mouth. Grace is homeschooled and I know it’s the best decision for our family (in this season) but I am always wondering if I’m doing enough for her. Somedays I feel like I’m too flexible with our schedule and other days I’m worried that I’m pushing her too hard. And Haddon… goodness. He’s the funniest kid and is always up for a wrestling match but is scared of everything. . . . In the midst of all of the insecurities and my tears, Alex leaned over and reminded me that His power is made perfect in my weakness. That no amount of planning or executing IN MY OWN STRENGTH will keep my kids injury free, or perfectly set up for the future, or free of the boogie man. So instead of beating myself up over these things, I turn them over to Him. To the one whose power is made perfect in my weakness (Psalm 55:22) . . . So thankful. Anyone else need this reminder today?
All sorts of happy dancing today because the sun ☀️ is shinning and I’m literally walking on sunshine ☀️ with these @vionicshoes they remind me of spring (ahem blush pink anyone?) They’re so comfy and I’m pretty sure they’ll see me through all stages of this pregnancy! . . The real question is where should I take these puppies today? Zoo? Park? The mall? This sunshine is way too pretty to pass up! . . #vionicshoes #discoverthesecret
There’s snow in the ground but I’m determined to bring in Spring 🌸 starting with this @shoppinkblush mint laced top! I’m also filling my house with plants and all things lavender. Sharing all about it on the blog today! #prettyinpinkblush #shoppinkblush
Currently listening to hail hit my deck and waiting for a snow storm to hit us... meanwhile searching for @delta ✈️ tix to get the heck out of NE to thaw out! On another note, this little girl flying into the pool is what dreams are made of! ☀️💦 what’s the weather like in your neck of the woods??
After a week full of snow and chilly weather, we finally got some sunshine ☀️ So naturally... I grabbed my best girlfriend, kicked a soccer ball around, and took my @foster_grant_sunglasses out to play! Here’s to more days like today! ☀️🕶 lets all shout together now... NO MORE SNOW! . . #fgshadesofyou #Fostergrant #ad
The sun is out!!! The sun is out!!! And it may be the warmest day of the year. There’s snow on the forecast so our one goal today is to make the day count!!!! Now... what to do first?!? ☀️
What a few days it’s been. One of us peed our pants at church. One of us pulled out their first tooth (how are we there already.... so not ready for that 😳) one of us cried all day long for no apparent reason and one of us took scissors ✂️ to their locks that resulted in a g.i.joe haircut. . . Motherhood is not glamorous. It comes with a lot of funny smells, funny sounds, a lot of tears, deep breaths and 54 cups of water before bed. It also comes with kisses, hugs, unexpected acts of kindness, so many cute little toes and Christ’s forgiveness displayed over spilled Cheerios. 🥣 . . Motherhood is sanctifying. It’s tough, it’s beautiful and it draws me closer to my savior every minute of every day.
Hey there Zion National parks pros... we are headed to Utah this summer with kids + a 6 month belly 🤰🏻and we are in need of a few tips . . Anyone take on #zionnationalpark 🏜 with kids?? We’ll most likely be carrying Emory and Haddon on a @ospreypacks and have Grace hike along side. . . We’ll be visiting the #thenarrows #angelslanding #canyonoverlook and #emeraldpools . . Send all the tips please!!!
If you can’t beat them, join them! Blasting Christmas music 🎄, drinking all the hot cocoa and staying warm by the fireplace. Anyone else getting snow today?? 🙋🏻♀️
What a beautiful day it’s been. We had a wonderful church ⛪ service, the kids blessed me with just ONE meltdown (as opposed to the usual 8475) and we ate our weight in @joannagaines honey lime tart!!!Happy Easter from the Gonzalez crew!!!! . . Now let’s nap! Who’s with me?? 🙋🏻♀️