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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Making the Switch

There are a couple of things I missed when I was pregnant with Jacob, and which I’m already starting to miss this time around.   Sushi. Ham and cheese sandwiches. Belts.   Today I made the switch to maternity pants. With Jacob, I waited another month or so, because I hadn’t told people at work, […]

January 18, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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It’s been a while since my last Best Thing About Being a Mom post.  This week I have a new one: Footie pajamas. I love footie pajamas.  I love buying them, washing them, folding them, packing them for trips, unpacking them at destinations, and most of all, I love dressing my little boy in them. […]

May 20, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Note to Self

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 […]

January 24, 2011

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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