Life · Motherhood · Parenthood

Fear, there is no room for you here.

Hi there, it’s been awhile for sure! Before I just jump right in I want to say that I hope that wherever you are reading this from, I pray that you, your family, loved ones, and friends are well, calm, and healthy. With all the news, misinformation, good information, and uncertainty that I’m sure many… Continue reading Fear, there is no room for you here.

Life · Motherhood · Parenthood

We either have a good morning or we get to school on time.

Okay, so let’s be honest here. Even before kids I was always a bit of chaos getting ready in the morning. I would take my time, dilly dally here and there, find myself rushing, but I’d get myself out the door and to work on time. Then I grew up, found a wonderful man, and… Continue reading We either have a good morning or we get to school on time.

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Worse than the naked dream

I often had that dream in High School where I would be standing in front of the big huge metal gates to the school entrance ready to start the day, only to suddenly realized as I walked through and towards my locker that I was stark naked. It was a horrible dream. Every ounce of… Continue reading Worse than the naked dream

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Motherhood: Currently experiencing high turbulence

You know that moment when you need to breathe into the brown paper bag to stop yourself from hurling? That’s what parenting, specifically being a mom, sometimes feels like to me. Tonight I had to go into the restroom and hold a towel to my mouth to muffle the sounds of my sobbing. I thought… Continue reading Motherhood: Currently experiencing high turbulence

Life · Motherhood

Parenting: The “new normal” no one talks about

   I remember being at our Church’s Worship Team Christmas Party four years ago and as we sat there, new parents, with our 6 week old baby sleeping in her stroller my husband made a comment about just waiting for things to get back to normal. One of the ladies said to us that we… Continue reading Parenting: The “new normal” no one talks about

Life · Marriage

About a girl: mommy vs self 

Brené Brown has a great video On Empathy that explains so well the difference between empathy and sympathy. About that vulnerable place where you are asked to “feel with a person” when they are saying to you, with or without words “I’m scared, I’m overwhelmed”.  I experienced a very vulnerable moment this morning in which a rush… Continue reading About a girl: mommy vs self