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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Maybe Mothers Do Know Best

When Jacob was diagnosed with food allergies, I admit I developed a quiet but raging paranoia about pretty much the entire world, both inside our home and out. I couldn’t imagine why anyone who even knew Jacob would consider ingesting dairy in his presence. Clearly that was a recipe for disaster, and not even the […]

January 17, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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Sleep Diva

A long time ago, I learned that traveling anywhere with a little one—whether it’s a short train ride to New Jersey or a cross-country flight to Los Angeles—requires a recovery day upon returning home. Jacob settles back into our home pretty easily; he’s always excited to see his toys and run around more freely again. […]

November 29, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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. . . A Very Good Place to Start

John and I have been geographically blessed in our relationship. We grew up in pretty much the same town, and our parents still live there and likely will for many years to come. We both went to school in Boston. We both studied abroad in Germany (though at different times; this is more of a […]

April 15, 2010

Parenthood, Young Married Mom

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