becoming a mom · cultivating gratitude · looking ahead · meeting God · no regrets

What is the Best Way to Prepare for Motherhood?

If you said practice gagging over the frying pan every time you fry eggs, you know something about morning sickness that I didn’t when I first got pregnant. I had absolutely no idea how awful that smell could be!  But the truth is, it’s pretty difficult to prepare yourself for the individual things that may… Continue reading What is the Best Way to Prepare for Motherhood?

cultivating gratitude · fighting overwhelm · finding my way · finding peace · from the trenches · I am blessed · meeting God · recovering perfectionist

Understanding Difficult Days

I love the nap time hour. I love that complete silence. It’s just me, alone with my Creator. I listen. I rest. I feel his love surround me and I know He’s here. We talk about the past few days, Him and I. I’ve had some rough days with my two little ones this week.… Continue reading Understanding Difficult Days

a contented heart · cultivating gratitude · finding peace · meeting God

When Reality Hits in The Middle of an Ordinary Day

Have you ever felt silence? Or heard it roaring in your ears and been struck by how loud it is? Have you ever sat down in a comfy chair, put your feet up after the children were sound asleep, and just listened? To the endless tick, tick, tick, tick of the clock, to the quiet… Continue reading When Reality Hits in The Middle of an Ordinary Day