This time of the year brings me much JOY! I know, most people just hate that school comes back, summer is over, late nights go away, early mornings are back, etc. I enjoy it. It really makes me so happy to have structure and routine again. The tease of fall comes with it. Sometimes a … Continue reading Happy New (school)Year!!
Hello! This summer has been one of margin. I have taken myself off of social media for all of June and then starting here in July I have gotten back on Facebook on occasion for work stuff. I have been able to do life a little more focused than before. I have been able to … Continue reading Summer Things…
We all know that there is a scrolling epidemic in our society. We stop at a signal light and scroll, we wait for the microwave to finish running and we scroll, we sit in the pick up lane and scroll, we lay in bed for an hour before going to sleep and we scroll. We … Continue reading SCROLLing Through Summer
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