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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Writing, Writing, Writing

I took a hiatus last year, and I’m finding that it has to happen again now. I’m enjoying my resolution to read less online and more in print, but that shift has also meant that I want to spend more of my time writing fiction and less worrying about my self-imposed blogger schedule.   So […]

January 16, 2014

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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Writing is good for you. Editing is better.

I have a dear friend who is artistic, creative, and a voracious reader. Earlier this year, she took her passion for self-expression, and for words in particular, to a new place and starting writing a blog about her dating adventures. She was hooked pretty much instantly. She writes honestly and well, and I’m always delighted […]

August 27, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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Reality Check

I try to post positive stuff here, not to give a false impression of motherhood, but to celebrate the beauty in what can be a tough stage of life. There are a lot of positives in our lives right now, and I am grateful for those. We are blessed with each other, our faith, food, […]

June 27, 2013

Allergies, Blogging, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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