Back on the Bedroom Floor
December 13, 2022 in Mommyhood, Stories of My Life
Back here again. In the dark room. Behind a closed door. On the floor. My head in my hands. Trying to escape the noise. The floor was strangely familiar. It didn’t feel that long ago that I sat here. Waiting to...
What Did You Expect?
May 15, 2021 in Mommyhood
Someone once asked me what things surprised me about motherhood. I guess it all comes down to expectations. What we are fed by those around us; the things other people imply about our mothering skills and our own mental checklist of expectations....
May 8, 2021 in Mommyhood, Stories of My Life
I think the word “Mom” defines the person taken most for granted in this world. The person who has a thankless job. The person who does everything and yet no one notices anything. The person who is always busy. The person who...
You’ll Be a Good Mom
March 19, 2021 in Mommyhood
“You’ll be a good mom,” I was told. “You’re good with kids.” I thought so too. I was confident. Collected. Loved babysitting. Fought to hold babies at church. I started bathing a friend’s baby on my own when I was 10...
February 26, 2021 in Mommyhood
I can’t believe that you are no longer my baby. Although I’ve known it for a while, it’s now staring me in the face as you clock over to 2! So much has happened since that Wednesday morning two years ago....
Be The Light, Mommy
December 2, 2020 in Mommyhood
It’s one thing to talk the talk. It’s another to walk the walk. Every mother has good intentions to be the best mother to her children that she possibly can be. But when the cereal hits the ceiling, it reveals our hearts...
Momming the Gospel
November 13, 2020 in Mommyhood
I can’t pretend that I haven’t felt a bit frustrated in the journey of motherhood. I haven’t found it as fulfilling or stimulating as I thought I might have and, quite frankly, it took a lot for me to admit that to...
Quiet Times with Kids
October 30, 2020 in Mommyhood
GUEST POST “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT These are the words...
Doing Life Together
August 15, 2020 in Stories of My Life
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” Ecclesiates 3:1 There are few people who can boast a 23 year-old friendship at the tender age of thirty. But I’m one of them. I can’t remember...
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