I've been putting this one together for awhile now...this is the last of the May Mothering Series. This has been such a blessing for me to dive into and really share a few things about what motherhood means to me. No one ever tells you when you take home your new little one, that you … Continue reading #findingtheheart of Mothering – The Dark Side
Mother's Day isn't always the easiest for many. For whatever reason, it brings with it, pain and struggle. Perhaps it brings up ugly memories, experiences, longings, frustrations and questions. Mother's Day isn't always the happiest for many. Mothers die. Children die. Some Mother's hurt, disappoint, injure, neglect. Some women long to be a mother and … Continue reading When Mother’s Day Hurts…
Dear Nurse, I never knew I would need you. I never knew the kind of connection I would have with you. I never, for once, thought that one of my children would literally depend on you with their life. I didn't know how much I would need you, or how much I would miss you … Continue reading Dear Nurse,
Well, I know that not everyone here is a mom. Here's the thing though. There is a "mothering" that we all, as women, possess. You may not think so, but some of the most encouraging and mothering people are the ones who do not have children of their own. Let me explain myself a little … Continue reading #findingtheheart of Mothering
Hello friends! May is here! Things I am looking forward to in May; school coming to a close, weekly commitments dwindling down, some health goals and a mini vacation trip to see my bestie! I am excited to get this school year over with, as is Ava. We are so ready for less structure and … Continue reading It’s May!