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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There are a couple of things I love about blogging. One is that it gets me writing on a regular basis. Another is the positive feedback I get from readers that makes posting feel worthwhile. One of the greatest is that it gives me a chance to thoughtfully consider the direction my life is taking […]

April 23, 2013

Brooklyn, Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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A Different Pregnancy, a Different Me

Whether you’ve been following this blog or you’ve simply taken a look at me, there’s no doubt that I’m nearing the end of this pregnancy. My personal proof is that I’ve started making mental notes not to forget zipping the flies on my jeans once I’m back in pants that don’t involve elastic. It’s been […]

December 6, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Jacob XIX

Dear Jacob,   I’ve been meaning to write to you for a long time. You are changing so much every day. Part of me wants to capture every moment of you, but I take a picture one day and it looks totally outdated the next week (maybe you just need a haircut). In that way, […]

August 24, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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