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 […]
Eight days ago, I met with my spiritual director, our first meeting in months. We checked in and talked about Lent. He asked what was going on in my life, if there was anything I was concerned about. There were a few things on my mind we discussed. In a couple of these situations, I […]
Today I finished the blanket I started for Henry before he existed. Tomorrow is the Moment of Truth: John goes back to work! Saturday is the anniversary of what we believe to be the day we lost Ethan. There were some tears when I brought this up to John tonight, but there are […]