So, I spent the end of last week getting ideas together for future posts dealing with differences. I had every intention of using this week to work on those… But then the weekend came… And reminded me what this week might hold for me.   Exactly one year ago today, I sat in a hospital… Read More


May brought along the first signs of spring here in Northeast China, and our days are finally longer!! A big Hooray is in order!! To give you an idea…. In the winter, (and you can check me on this one hehe!) the sun rises around 7am is completely gone by 4pm. This can make a… Read More


So hopefully by now you’ve read my previous post on differences. Now, you tell me… ..that is if you’re interested… What are some of the things you would like to read about on this subject?? I have been working on the next several posts and a few close friends have given me some great ideas… Read More


I have a great friend who lives in Africa. In fact, she along with her family moved there just two months before we landed in China. I absolutely love chatting with her! She is the kind of person you call and end up chatting with for hours on end. What makes our relationship a little… Read More


Today is Mother’s Day, and I have so much to be thankful for! The Lord has blessed me beyond belief when it comes to my mothers! My mom is amazing! She is truly one of the most patient, kind, hardworking and loving women I know. She is always there when I need someone to talk… Read More


So, I’m guessing you figured it out by the title, but  I’ve been giving my blog the “silent treatment.” The last few months have been like a roller coaster ride! We’ve been busy, all over the place, and my emotions have been experiencing some extreme HIGHS and LOWS. I won’t deny it. I am ashamed… Read More


It has been over a week since I wrote my last post, and things have been hectic to say the least! Tuesday, we were back to language school after quite a long break due to the holidays and a recent (household) battle with the flu. It was rough getting back into the swing of class,… Read More


So here it is… My New Year’s Resolution! I have been wanting to start my blog back up for a while now, but because I left it in such an odd fashion, I have been unsure as where to start. I stopped writing during my pregnancy with Wesley when it got too hard. When I… Read More


Twenty weeks: The halfway point in a woman’s pregnancy. To the average mother, whose pregnancy seems to be healthy and normal , the twenty week check-up is exciting! It means answering the big question, “boy or girl?” seeing your little one’s beautiful face, and getting pictures of tiny hands and feet. It is a wonderful… Read More


Sorry to leave some of you confused at the end of my last post. If you are new to the blog, you were probably thinking, “So, now what’s wrong with the baby? I know the story doesn’t end like that!” I know a couple of people clicked  “continue reading” thinking that it wasn’t working, but… Read More