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Along with running multiple businesses, we’ve also stepped into the call of foster parenting, and it’s simultaneously been the heart-growing + heart-wrenching thing we’ve ever done. Welcome to where I share my heart about it all.

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Grief demands to be felt

One year ago. Just a short 5 months after this photo was taken (7 months ago exactly today) we’d get a call that said he would be moving 3 days later. 💔 I’ve immersed myself in work in this season; part of me thinks it’s a coping mechanism. I rarely allow space for myself to think […]

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Take the photo

I’ve been going through the thousands of photos we took in the last year (still… because it’s so dang hard) and I’ve never been more thankful than I am for my husband. He took so many images. Of me, of the babe, of me + the babe, of all three of us. He didn’t care […]

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I Pray For You Daily

I pray for you so often baby boy. Every time I think of you. I pray that God protects you, that He blesses you, He keeps you, He makes His face shine upon you. I pray for your resilience and that you’re supernaturally protected from the loss of being moved; that you never once question […]

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the hardest day of my life so far

One month ago today, I went about my day in a daze. I remember that I held the boy who made me a momma for his last two naps he’d take in our home, we took a million photos and videos of him, and played a new game we discovered where we’d poke our head […]

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A Thing I Regret In Fostering

I’m finding that while walking through grief, it’s easy to start feeling guilt and regret. And while I don’t think either are healthy or helpful, there are some things that I regret that I want to be productive with. I never once thought of how little man’s mom must have been feeling after her children […]

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A Place In My Photostream

There’s a place in my photo stream on my phone where he suddenly doesn’t appear any more. A photo of his little hand in mine, wearing his tiger romper from old navy, sitting in his car seat from the day we made the painful 20 minute drive to his new foster family’s home. As the […]

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It Is Well.

t is well. The hymn I sang before every nap and every bedtime. Permanently in the spot where his little head fit so perfectly in my arms. A reminder that even in a season like this, it is well. // When peace like a river attendeth my way When sorrows like sea billows roll Whatever […]

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One Year Ago

A year ago we had two sweet girls with us. They were only with us for 5 days, they pushed us way out of our comfort zone and they left with little warning. I don’t remember why we were on the floor for this photo. I don’t remember a ton from those five days, but […]

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My Soul Aches

It’s been 11 whole days since we said goodbye. My soul aches and I’d give anything to have him back in our home. I try to keep myself busy, but it seems like everything I do makes all the memories flood my brain. Like going to Hobby Lobby this week. He had sat in the […]

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hey there, I'm Alex!

categories

Along with running multiple businesses, we’ve also stepped into the call of foster parenting, and it’s simultaneously been the heart-growing + heart-wrenching thing we’ve ever done. Welcome to where I share my heart about it all.

business

foster care

life

photography

wellness

popular posts

EOs every photographer needs

dear new foster mama

Our master bathroom refresh

ways to use stock photos for your biz

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