Life can be hard. And sometimes it feels like the straws just keep piling up until the burden of it can be quite overwhelming.
We had a tough season. The wonderful news of being pregnant again was quickly overshadowed for me by extreme nausea. “Morning sickness” is really a misnomer, as it hit me all day, and was especially worse in the evenings. Keeping to normal life became increasingly difficult and my poor husband had to pick up the pieces when I just couldn’t.
Starting late afternoon I couldn’t keep anything in, unless I laid down, which meant my husband (after a long day’s work) had to feed and bath and put our kids to bed every day. Anyone with children will know that on the best of days this time of day is not sunshine and roses… And what made matters worse, our kids went through a season of being sick themselves. Fever, flu, waking at night, not wanting to eat and general miserableness. Day after day all of this settled over our family like a dark cloud. And for a time, I just couldn’t see the light. We were in Read more