Becoming a mom has changed my perspective on a lot of things this year. I always knew that moms had a hard job, but this year I felt that in a very real way! Suddenly I could identify with so many things that I had never understood before—like how hard it is to get to church on a Sunday morning when your baby’s sleep patterns don’t match the church’s service schedule!
Happy Birthday, Avra
Dear Avra, I can’t believe that today you are one year old! Where has the time gone? Tears are welling up in my eyes as I write these words and reflect on all that we have shared this year. So many wonderful memories—moments that I hope I will never forget.
Nobody Told Me (The Unexpected Trials of a First Time Mom)
There are so many things that nobody told me about the aftermath of giving birth and the first year of motherhood. Nobody told me that...
3 Things I Wish I Did Less of This Year
Each day this month I will be answering one question from these December Journal Prompts. Day 9: What do you wish you did less of this year? Yesterday’s post was all about the things I wish I did more of this year. Today, I’m flipping that question around to reflect on the opposite—what I wish I … Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I Did Less of This Year
3 Things I Wish I Did More of This Year
It’s hard to imagine jamming more things into this year! I’ve had so many wonderful experiences and have thoroughly enjoyed the journey! But still, here’s a list of three small things that perhaps I could have approached with a bit more intentionality this year.
5 Things I’d Like to Accomplish Before the End of the Year
I have a habit of making very lofty goals and being disappointed when I cannot follow through with them. So rather than coming up with five elaborate new goals, let me tell you about five things that I already have every intention of accomplishing before the year is up.
Sweet Avra, these are just a few of the ways that the intersection of our lives has changed me forever. You have, without a doubt, made the biggest impact on my life this year…
Loud and Proud (3 Ways I Conquered 2018)
“I’m proud of you.” These are four small words that pretty much every person on the planet longs to hear. And yet, for whatever reason, a lot of us have a hard time saying them to ourselves.