Parenthood · Spiritual

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Like My Six-Year Old

Two nights ago, I snuggled in bed with my son, Gavin. His sixth birthday is today. This isn’t really consequential. However, every time one of my kids has a birthday, my mama heart has to prepare itself in the days leading up to the actual birthday. Sometimes this means going through all our old photos.… Continue reading When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Like My Six-Year Old

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A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Usually, I love New Year’s. I love the new calendar, the planning, the goal-setting, and the feel of a fresh start. I love re-committing to everything and thinking about how amazing it will feel when I finally do all the big things this year I ever wanted to do: write my book! Run a marathon!… Continue reading A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

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How Cramming For Exams Prepared Me For Motherhood: Christmas Edition

I always hated cramming for tests in high school and college. I knew there was probably a better way, but I never managed to get myself to do it. So every time exams or projects came back around, I found myself scrambling, yet again. The stress would start to weasel its way in the week… Continue reading How Cramming For Exams Prepared Me For Motherhood: Christmas Edition