One month ago, the initial novelty of having an “extended” spring break brought joy to our teen-aged son. However, the excitement quickly wore off as the days turned into weeks, then turned into the new normal of shelter-in-place, social distancing, and finally, having to finish the school year through distance learning. His younger sisters (8 […]
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Identity Crisis Before I became a full-time stay-at-home-mom, I felt like I had an identity. I know as a Christian, my true identity is a child of God. But you know what I mean. I was the Director of Creative Writing for a publishing company, writing and editing books while also managing a team of […]
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I was four years and two children into my motherhood journey when I read five little words that changed my entire outlook. I came across them in a Facebook thread in a local mamas group. A newly postpartum mother had poured her heart out into a post about her struggle with PPD and the guilt […]
October 1st. While my mind starts centering around fall, football, the holidays and all things pumpkin, there is another main event that stirs with excitement in the atmosphere of our home…the opening of deer season. Before my husband and I ever officially started dating, the only thing I knew about him (besides that he was gorgeous, […]
It’s no secret that I love to read. I went through about 47 books last year, but I’m always searching for another good book recommendation! To make it easy on you other bibliophile moms out there, I thought I’d break down my favorite reads from 2013 (not necessarily written in that year). Best Fiction: The […]