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, Today is your baptismal day, and we are celebrating! You are starting to understand what celebrations like this mean, and it is so much fun to see you enjoying yourself. We are still in the midst of potty training, and I am learning a lot about being a mother—your mother, in […]
Last week, we went apple picking. While we waited for our friends to arrive at the farm, Jacob, Henry, and I hung out by a large pen of animals you could feed. There were sheep, donkeys, and a horse. It took Jacob a little while to warm up to them (city boy), but eventually he […]
Dear Jacob, You are three years old, and funnier, sweeter every day. You are also looking to stand your ground when you can, which, quite frankly, is exhausting. Some days are twelve hours of a power struggle, but you find ways, intentionally or not, to make me smile in the midst of it. A […]