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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Gratitude for the Season

The second half of this year was a big transition for our family, and it’s been both wonderful and challenging. I’ve only recently come to realize that it’s okay that we’re not totally settled yet. With two little kids, and hopefully more to come, we’re going to be in a state of flux for the […]

December 24, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Dear Henry XIV

Dear Henry,   Today you are eleven months old! For the last two months, Jacob has been saying, with raised eyebrows and a look of disbelief, “He’s going to be a year old!” That milestone is creeping up. While I’m looking forward to celebrating it, it still blows my mind how much you’ve grown since […]

November 22, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Year of Faith: Confession Really Works

I’m no expert on Confession. Quite frankly, I don’t think I’m very good at it. I struggle to prepare what to say and how to say it. I probably don’t go as often as I should, but I do try to make it once in Advent, once in Lent, and a few other times throughout […]

October 25, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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