Hailey and I seem to just be in the weirdest funk. Have you ever felt like there was this big black cloud hanging over you? Lately that is how life has felt. It feels like with every good thing that happens, a bad thing follows. The latest bit of bad that has happened is almost… Continue reading Being Thankful for Trials
So recently on Facebook, I came across two different posts by different women. And each one made my heart hurt just a little for each of these moms. The first post I saw was about mom groups on Facebook. This individual had joined a mom group, and was attacked for her style of parenting, and… Continue reading Mom Shaming
It's been a while since I have written anything! Jon and I were not able to get family photos done, or any kind of New Years letter out, so I figured I would post here some updates from 2017. Jon Jon ended his time at BYU Provo, and decided to come back to his old… Continue reading Changes in the Goodsell Family!
Dear Birth Mother, Being adopted is something that has always been part of my identity. I was adopted, my gene pool was a mystery. The thought of dating always scared me a little, because what if I started dating a biological cousin or brother by mistake?? (You think I am kidding, but that thought made… Continue reading Dear Birth Mother…
So after our long move, and a long few days, Jon and I decided to stick it out and go to church on Sunday in our new ward. I met several people who were very kind, and Jackson, as usual, only let us stay for about two hours. We walked in late, and sat down… Continue reading Have I Done any Good?
It is close to 80 degrees in my apartment right now. I have been packing boxes for days, and I am covered in sweat. Jackson hasn't been sleeping well, and quite frankly, neither have I. Jon and I are moving in one day, and we still have so much to do, and not a lot… Continue reading Looking on the Bright Side
I figure that I should reintroduce myself! My name is Heather Goodsell, and I am the chief writer on our blog! (Jon helps too, just not as much.) We have been married for almost two years, and have a dog named Milo, and a sweet little boy named Jackson. Jon is currently a student, and… Continue reading Why I Blog