Oliver is sitting in the dead grass under a shower of sunshine. Short sleeves and cowboy boots bathing in the rays, exposing baby soft skin that still dimples at the elbows. The weather today showed up like flowers on a doorstep; a gift full of love and beauty and surprise and even at fourteen months … Continue reading Sunshine In Winter
The world is unraveling like a spool of yarn. Like yarn that’s soft and full of promise. The makings of something good, of something warm and comforting and soft and full and beautiful, are all there like God gave us this gift and intended that the outcome would be a sweater. A sweater that was warm … Continue reading A Sweater In The Cold
I have been obsessed with coffeeandcrumbs.net for a few years now. I found this collaborative blog for moms a few months after my daughter was born and it was almost as if my Mama's soul exhaled. This blog is full of words that will resonate, inspire, and encourage you! What's more, they have a wonderful … Continue reading I’m Over At Coffee + Crumbs!
Photo by Kelli Tungay on Unsplash We need to leave the house for Kindergarten Orientation in an hour. That moment that everyone talks about when they come to visit you in the hospital after giving birth has arrived. People peek into your hospital room and look at you, soft and cracked open, eyes red and … Continue reading Back To School
I’ve been a mom for almost six years now. Six years and three kids. I don’t think there’s a conversion chart for “number of years mothering to lunches prepared” but it seems to me like there should be. It would be nice to quantify those years somehow without having to actually apply my math … Continue reading Feed Their Belly Feed Their Heart
His cry woke me. It was ten minutes before my alarm was scheduled to sound but there it was, my son’s voice, crying to be heard. I gathered him up out of his bed and gave him what he wanted, food and comfort all at once. I blinked the sleep from my eyes and they … Continue reading Dawn
This last week, an article I wrote was featured on MOPS International's blog, hellodearest.com. This was originally published in their quarterly magazine and has been in the hands of the amazing MOPS Mama's for a few weeks now, but here it is for your screen viewing pleasure! Head on over to hellodearest.com and have a … Continue reading This Week, I’m over at “Hello, Dearest”
Welcome! I'm so glad that you stopped by! Grab a cup of coffee, take a look around, and let's get to know each other! Feel free to head on over to my personal blog, whilewemother.com or snag a copy of my newest book,Where Our Stories Leave Us! I hope that you find encouragement, inspiration, and joy … Continue reading Well, hello there!