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.
For more than ten years, I’ve been getting the same line when I’m at the grocery store with one of my kids: “Enjoy this time; they grow up so fast.” When it was my oldest in the cart, I sometimes got angry because these seasoned, and I’m sure well-intentioned parents didn’t see the tantrum I’d […]
One of my favorite things to do with Jacob is reading picture books in German. For some reason I still haven’t figured out, I simply love the German language. My vocabulary isn’t quite where it was in college—i.e. I was giving Jacob a bath in German the other night and couldn’t remember the word for […]
Dear Self, You, New Mama, When you first met the Peanut, you really didn’t have any idea what you were doing. Sure, there were moments that felt like maternal instinct, but most of what you were functioning on was your growing experience of knowing the little man. Now when, God willing, Number Two comes […]