Big News and Building Roots

We have some WONDERFUL news to share with you (again!) Before I get to our announcement, I want to quickly recap where we have been.

If you have been following our family for awhile, you understand that our “norm” is chaos. From medical complications to cross-country moves, we haven’t been “settled” for several years.

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Not Enough, Forever Waiting, and the Motherless

This post is dedicated to all mothers, all those who are waiting to be mothers, and all those who have lost their mother. Mother’s Day is big enough to hold our joyful celebrations and our sorrows. Our feelings of inadequacy, grief, anger, or triumph all merge together on this May 12th.

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Miracles Happen

Have you witnessed a miracle lately? You are about to right now.


I used to think miracles happened to those who believe, but my husband and I did not believe. We stopped praying, we pushed the dream out of our heads, and we moved on. I do not know why God chose to be so incredibly gracious to us, but He did.

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The Missing Stage of Grief: Claire and Jon’s Story- Part 2

1 in 8 couples struggle with infertility. My name is Claire, and my husband Jon and I are the 1 in that statistic. We are not just a number though, our journey has been very personal, gut-wrenching, and hard.

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The Missing Stage of Grief: Claire and Jon’s Story- Part 1

Sharing one’s journey through infertility is no easy task. Lies surround you, taunting you to feel shame for your struggle to conceive, and telling you to  keep this struggle to yourself. You wonder what people would think if they knew you were “one of those couples.”

My name is Claire, and my husband Jon and I are one of

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Easter: Looking Back and What’s to Come

Happy Easter, from our family to yours! This post is a brief review of where we were last Easter weekend, and a look at what’s to come. From being on the opposite end of the country, to MAJOR news dropping soon, we have a lot in store!

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The OTHER “Sex Talk”

Welcome to the “Sex talk” you never wanted to have. No, I am not talking about that awkward conversation with your parents that is sprung upon you during your youth. I am talking about the sex talk that NEEDS to happen when sex is not leading to your dream of having a baby.
There is moment you both realize something might be wrong. Denial, fears and lies immediately set in as you start to search for answers.

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Surviving Toddler Meltdown Mode

For those of you who are new here, my name is Sharon. I have twin girls that are nearing the “dreaded” 2 year mark. You could say that our days are full of a tantrum or two…or twenty. Add in the fact that both of my daughters have delayed communication skills, then add a spinkle…

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