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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Leaving Something, Starting Something

People have been asking if I’ll miss anything about Brooklyn. The answer, of course, is yes. I’ll miss the friends we’ve made here, the church community we were a part of, walking just about everywhere, taking the subway and getting in and out of Manhattan so quickly, running around Prospect Park, having John get home […]

July 22, 2013

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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I did it, friends. I completed my first official 5K this weekend—and in record time. I guess it being my first would make whatever I did a record, but this is big.   I normally run 3.33 miles in 40 minutes. Saturday, I ran (given, without hills and without 90 pounds of stroller, car seat, […]

July 1, 2013

Brooklyn, Modern Perspectives, Running, Young Married Mom

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How to Test Your Marriage in Brooklyn

I mentioned recently that we now own a minivan. Some moms have admitted to me that they fought the whole “minivan thing” as long as possible, but I embraced it right off the bat. When we needed a car, I knew I wanted a safe vehicle that carries a lot of people and a lot […]

April 30, 2013

Marriage, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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