Why am I so unpredictable as a parent? Why am I sometimes a fun, patient mother and sometimes a grouchy, snappy mother? Why can I sometimes lay my head on my pillow at night feeling like I did my kids right and sometimes, with tears in my eyes and resentment in my heart, I just… Continue reading Being a Human is Hard!
After Dane was born, I had a conversion. If you’ve read my blog before, you probably already knew that, but what you might not know is that NFP was one of the hardest parts of that conversion. During that time I read alot of books. I wanted to learn and read and soak up as much… Continue reading NFP is Stupid (and Smart)
I’ve been struggling, you guys know that! I use this space to be REAL with my ugly thoughts. It helps me to get all my yuck out and I hope it helps other people to know that they aren’t the only ones who don’t wake up and poop out rainbows. I think it’s important to… Continue reading Nothing Extra
Motherhood as a vocation: I’m a really slow learner. I’ll struggle with something on and off for a few months (or years) before I realize that God has been banging me over the head with the answer. Sometimes I’ll even learn a lesson and then forget it and then have to re-learn it…over and over.… Continue reading Miscellaneous Updates
When Elaina was born, I remember wondering what I did with my life for the 23 years before. Not in the “Oh my, my life is so beautifully complete now; those previous years were a waste” type of a way. But, in the “Oh my gosh, this crap is HARD. Why haven’t I been enjoying… Continue reading Stay at Home Moms vs Working Moms