A few weeks ago, I attended a one-year birthday celebration. The party was brimming with newness! Expectant moms that were glowing, tired new moms, committed new moms. There was a palpable expression of joy and love. It was refreshing – Yet I found myself thinking… Do they know? Do they know how challenging parenting will … More The newness of motherhood…
It’s no secret that I am a list keeper, journal writer, and avid reader. How I manage to do all three is a question I am not sure I can answer. I guess you have to decide how much you want to make time for it, and if it brings you joy, aka “Marie … More Three months later…how’s it going?
It seemed unfair. I was shocked and sad…yet I had peace. … More Read, Write, Pray. Repeat.
As I assess these past six months, I realized I need to reassess my goals, my dreams, my desires. With the shift of the winds in our lives it obligates us to shift our goals, our relationships, our thoughts. Often we placed things in stone that isn’t supposed to be set in stone, and we … More It’s the half-way point, how are you doing?
It was like any other 10-month-old check up. We walked in, greeted all the wonderful staff and were escorted to our exam room. We stripped Rob, the nurses weighed him, check his growth, and conducted his usual blood tests. Nothing unusual, nothing exciting, but as new parents, everything was fascinating. I recall my husband always … More The Waiting Room… (Part 1)