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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Life with a Toddler is Like a Comedy Show

First of all, if you haven’t done it yet, stop reading this and VOTE. Then come back; I have some fun Jacob stories. If you have voted, good for you! Hooray for civic duties! I hope you got a sticker. Seriously.   Second, I’ve posted a couple of things fairly rapidly today. My Internet connection […]

November 6, 2012

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Pet Sounds

If anyone besides my mom gets the Beach Boys reference in the title of this post, could you please leave a note in the comments, so I know I’m not crazy?   And if you didn’t get the reference, then you need to get to iTunes/a record store (do they still have those?)/YouTube pretty immediately. […]

July 13, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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An Ever-Expanding Vocabulary

Parents ask each other harmless questions at the playground all the time: How old is yours? Is s/he crawling, talking, walking yet? I’ve come to find that while the crawl and walk responses are clear-cut yeses or nos, the question of talking is a little more complicated. If you mean “talking” in the same way […]

July 12, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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