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.
Dear Jacob, Shortly after you were born, I started to get nervous about the fact that I was embarking on a year (at least!) of living with a person who was not able to talk to me. That sort of silence is frightening. How was I going to know what you needed? How was I […]
On the days when I was feeling sleep-deprived while carrying Jacob, my view on pregnancy looked something like this: A little person is living inside of me, stealing my food, zapping my energy, and kicking me to boot. Once it’s born—a process I don’t even want to think about—it will continue to feed off of […]
When I was pregnant, a wise co-worker and fellow mom told me that during the first few months after the Peanut was born, I would feel like I was in a tunnel—a place where there was only baby on the brain all the time, when I wasn’t really sure who I was anymore because of […]