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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We’re All in the Same Boat

I had dinner with some friends tonight, and through conversation about professional life, relationships, and myriad other things that kept us at our table about an hour after we’d paid the bill, some insight emerged that I found helpful and comforting.  So I thought I’d share. Much too often, I quietly compare myself with other […]

May 4, 2010

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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. . . A Very Good Place to Start

John and I have been geographically blessed in our relationship. We grew up in pretty much the same town, and our parents still live there and likely will for many years to come. We both went to school in Boston. We both studied abroad in Germany (though at different times; this is more of a […]

April 15, 2010

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Let’s Start at the Very Beginning . . .

For as much as I dreamed about falling in love as a little girl, I don’t think I could have imagined a story as sweet, as natural, as blessed as that of how John and I found one another. We grew up in essentially the same town. But because I went to public school and […]

April 14, 2010

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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