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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What Day Is It Again?

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing.   It is also, in my case, a tired, cranky, hungry, anxious, sleep-deprived, reminiscent-of-teenage-angsty thing.   I am blessed not to endure great physical trials in my pregnancies. My body responds as expected, and usually on the milder side of what’s possible. My emotions, on the other hand, can swell […]

August 9, 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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Good News

I’m delighted to share nothing but good news about our little one. We went to our ultrasound today, and learned that the baby’s heart is beating well (praise God!), s/he is still just the right size, and what was identified as a potential problem at our last exam has developed into absolutely nothing of concern. […]

June 18, 2012

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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