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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Little Man Takes Off

I’ve witnessed marathons in Boston and New York.   I’ve watched the Olympics (on television).   On more than one occasion, The Biggest Loser has brought tears to my eyes.   And yet never in my life have I been as captivated by a physical feat as I am upon seeing this:   [youtube] […]

April 6, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Read to Me!

I’ve noticed that there are a number of involuntary behaviors that babies tend to bring out in people:  silly noises, ridiculous dancing, contorting faces, . . . and reading aloud.  There is something about babies that just makes people want to read to them. Even if they’re sleeping.     I’ve always loved reading, and […]

March 2, 2011

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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Another Year Over, a New One Just Begun

Since senior year of college, I have been going to Mass just about every day.  It’s always a beautiful way to start the day, but some days in particular—like today—are made even more special when they begin at church.   Today is the last day of 2010, a year that began with realizing I was […]

December 31, 2010

Faith, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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