The Weight of a Soul

Something happened today that hasn't in a while. Aeryn willingly, happily even, rode on my back in our favorite carrier. We took an impromptu trip to Boston - Aeryn's second time in the city. After an extra long ride in the car seat, she wasn't too keen on being constrained again. That is until she... Continue Reading →

Mom Guilt and the Seasons of Life

(Photo by Lauren Kirkham Photography) Mom guilt is ridiculous. Seriously, it is. Because it is moms who care deeply about the well-being of their children and doing what is best for them that experience guilt over not being perfect at it. And if they care that deeply, then they are probably working pretty hard to... Continue Reading →

Winner! Winner!

If you're like me you finished that phrase in your head, but actually we had turkey dinner because Thanksgiving lasts forever when your family is small and your bird is large. Today's win sometime around 4 pm was brought to you by my gracious husband who kicked me out of the house to write all... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo 2017

I made no announcement about participating in NaNoWriMo mostly because those early weeks required every spare moment to be spent participating just to keep up. More recently, if I was going to write, then it felt like I must write my story and not waste time and words writing about writing my story. You get... Continue Reading →

Daily Rhythms

(Creative Commons image of drum sticks by Kamal Aboul-Hosn, edited by me) The prompt for Ann Voskamp's reSOULutions for June (I know it's July, but I get around to things eventually) was "daily," and I chose daily rhythms of grace. I think the idea of a daily rhythms came to mind because I have been... Continue Reading →

June Goals

This first week of July has been packed full of fun activities and been overwhelming because of ambitious goals which is why this update is so late. In fact, just forcing my brain to go back to June had me wondering what exactly happened during that month because this last week has felt almost like... Continue Reading →

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