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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Old Enough to Offer Wisdom?

Today is my birthday (yay!). It’s not a milestone birthday, so maybe it’s the fact that we’ve moved back home and my life feels as if it’s come full circle in a way that makes me think there a few things I think I might know.   It’s great to be able to hire people […]

August 28, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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A Year After Anaphylaxis

Early last week, I felt like I was forgetting someone’s birthday. Life is still so busy that getting a text out would have to make it to a to-do list in order to get sent, but first I’d have to know whose day it was.   Today, I remembered: it wasn’t a birthday I was […]

August 20, 2013

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

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Dear Henry XII

Dear Henry,   Sunday, just a week after we moved into your grandparents’ house, you started to crawl. It’s starting to set in that you’re on the downswing of your first year. Every day, you’re growing out of being an infant and getting closer to being a little boy.   This week, you also started […]

August 9, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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