Dear Baby Tupou, Today is your 1st birthday, Happy Birthday! In the one year you have been alive, you have done more for our baby yearning hearts than you will ever know. I still remember the moment I knew you and I were going to be kindred spirits! It was a simple moment, not one… Continue reading Happy Birthday Baby Tupou!
I'm thankful for seasons in life. They bring new experiences, change, and challenges that help you grow. Yet, it's still hard for me to accept that my family is in a season that only allows us to all be together once or twice every couple of years. So when we do get the chance to… Continue reading The Hintze Family
I have been wanting to learn how to be more resourceful with Almond Flour. It can be difficult to bake with alternative gluten free flours, because they absorb and bake different than regular flour. Earlier this week I was having a sweet tooth and wanted to try my hand at almond flour cookies. I have… Continue reading Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies
A couple of aspects that are hard with having PCOS is accepting that my body doesn't accept and digest certain foods the way it use to, and "cheat days" are NOT worth it. I have read and studied 1,000's of articles regarding eating lifestyles that are beneficial for PCOS, and about 99% of them say… Continue reading PCOS and Lifestyle Realities
During the next few days, I am going to dedicate a few posts to introduce ourselves as prospective adoptive parents. It is my hope that these posts can be used as a way for an expectant mother to get to know us a little better, and provide a glimpse into the life we would raise… Continue reading Getting to know the Tua’one’s
Dear future baby, I know we haven't met, but that's okay, we love you already. We love that you are going to be an answer to the endless prayers we been saying for a long time. We love your birth Mother who will entrust you to be ours. We love that you will be brought into… Continue reading We love you already
Dear PCOSister, Welcome to the unique sisterhood and world of PCOS. You've just left the doctor's office, and received the news that you have PCOS, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. Something that millions of women live with, and there are a million different versions of it, not just one molding of it. As you move forward… Continue reading PCOS… a letter to the newly diagoned