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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When neighbors in Brooklyn asked where we were moving, “New Jersey” didn’t come as much of a surprise. What did get a response was that we didn’t buy our own house; we moved in with John’s family.   The overwhelming response to that bit of information was that it was wonderful, good for everyone involved. […]

July 31, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Garden State-Bound

Here’s our last post from Brooklyn. In honor of our new home, here are eleven of my favorite things about the great state of New Jersey, in no particular order:   1. Bagels 2. Diners 3. Frankie Valli 4. Meryl Streep 5. Bon Jovi 6. The shore 7. Taylor ham 8. The fact that you […]

July 26, 2013

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Leaving Something, Starting Something

People have been asking if I’ll miss anything about Brooklyn. The answer, of course, is yes. I’ll miss the friends we’ve made here, the church community we were a part of, walking just about everywhere, taking the subway and getting in and out of Manhattan so quickly, running around Prospect Park, having John get home […]

July 22, 2013

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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