Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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There are a couple of things I love about blogging. One is that it gets me writing on a regular basis. Another is the positive feedback I get from readers that makes posting feel worthwhile. One of the greatest is that it gives me a chance to thoughtfully consider the direction my life is taking […]

April 23, 2013

Brooklyn, Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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Stranger Things

It’s hard to believe, but I’m into my fourth year of living in New York City. I’ve worked in Rockefeller Center. I’ve taken the subway from the Upper East Side to Brooklyn on Halloween. I thought I was beyond being surprised.   And yet.   The other day Jacob and I were taking a walk. […]

December 13, 2012

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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The Month of John, 2012

June is my favorite month of the year. Not only is it usually vacation month for our family, but we get to celebrate Father’s Day and John’s birthday, often inside of a week. I love reasons to celebrate John–to make enormous ice cream cakes and justify eating things like burgers, steak, and seared tuna (though […]

June 28, 2012

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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