Category Archives: The kids

Pure Michigan {through the eyes of children}

Journeying through this season of winter, I’m reminded of the beauty even in the silence that is covering the ground. I’m trying to be okay with winter and these two littles help me plow through the unknown of our lives. Somehow, it helps to focus on the snow angels, hot chocolate, and Saturday morning hikes instead of getting…

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  • Jada - Love these beautiful pictures you have captured Christen. So many special moments now and in the days ahead.ReplyCancel

A Sorrow Delayed: Spontaneous grief in children

It has been 5 months since my parents put their dog to sleep after an aggressive cancer took over his sweet black and white, smushed face, snorting nose, sweet little being. He actually was put to sleep the same day that I found out I had cancer. It was a rough day all around. My almost…

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  • Alecia - Thank you so much for this post. I totally relate to your comments on grief. It’s so hard to let ourselves feel or face grief sometimes. I appreciated the reminder. 🙂 We will be praying for you all during this season of difficulty. Keep us posted!ReplyCancel

The Extravagant Love of God

“The Lord your God is with you. He is mighty to save. He will quiet you with His love. He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17.  It was a simple gesture that displayed a desire to delight his grandchildren with sweet surprises. On hearing of his two grandkids utter delight in a pile…

Post Family Farms field trip: Teacher Appreciation

For the four weeks, Sam has been attending a local pre-school for three mornings a week. He. loves. it. Today, I went with him and Ada to join his class for a field trip to a nearby farm. We had such a wonderful time in the pumpkin train, giant slide, eating still warm pumpkin donuts,…

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