Remember that time I moved? (A Thankful Tuesday Post)

How many times have I written on this blog about moving? Too. Many. Times. Here’s one. Here’s another. Here’s another. Four times in five years. And I did it one more (last! please let it be the last!) time, y’all. I packed my entire house up in boxes and unpacked it all this past weekend. [Read More…]

Martin Luther King, Jr. helped us be friends: A Conversation with my kid.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King, a conversation with my five-year-old on our way home from school last Friday: Mom, did you know that Martin Luther King lived a long [Read More…]

The Finding and the Being Found: Introducing my book

You stare at your baby in your arms, rocking back and forth in the room you’d imagined would be a place of solace. You’d envisioned breastfeeding as beautiful and quiet, gentle and spiritual. But the feeding feels like work, physical work. You’re sore. You made rookie mistakes those first few days and your body has [Read More…]

On the goodness of words (Or, how I became a writer)

Today I’m guest posting over at my friend (and vlogging partner) Cara’s blog for her new series “The Little Things,” on small moments that change everything. Here’s a little peak into my post. I’m hoping you’ll read a bit and join me over there…   My brother painted a mural on my wall for my [Read More…]

I’m Back. And I have a post up at Deeper Family. Also, hi.

  Hi. It feels a little strange to sit here writing something out to say to you. I spent the past month resting from this blog. I spent the month finishing final details for my book before it goes to the printer. I spent the past month buying Christmas presents, wrapping them, baking cookies, packing [Read More…]

Hello. Hi. Hey.

  My dears. I know. I know. You thought I’d never show up here again? Here I am. Just poking my head out to say hello and I miss you. You want to know what I’ve discovered about myeslf? I’m really bad at doing two kinds of writing at the same time. When I’m focusing [Read More…]