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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Reality Check

I try to post positive stuff here, not to give a false impression of motherhood, but to celebrate the beauty in what can be a tough stage of life. There are a lot of positives in our lives right now, and I am grateful for those. We are blessed with each other, our faith, food, […]

June 27, 2013

Allergies, Blogging, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Church Closed

This evening begins the Easter Triduum—Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. (It looks like four days, but it’s three, trust me.) Reviewing the times for services this year, I was struck by the words “Church Closed” listed for certain times on Thursday and Saturday.   Last Saturday, our priest challenged us to […]

March 28, 2013

Faith, Young Married Mom

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Year of Faith: Holy Week

Here we are at the start of Holy Week, the last days of Lent in this Year of Faith.   I admit before this week started, I was feeling somewhat thwarted in my Lenten efforts. Normally I embrace giving up sweets and stop really missing dessert after the first week or so. This year? Not […]

March 25, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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