We're standing in church and she hits my face and then looks for my reaction. She is my daughter--I'm not quite sure if I can call her a toddler yet, as crawling is still her primary mode of transportation--and she reaches to hit me again. Before I learned a new way of thinking of my… Continue reading One Thing I Learned that Has Made All The Difference in How I Think About my Toddler
I'm not very good at finishing things, but starting things can also be daunting. Especially the nitty-gritty, boring things you don't enjoy. It's also difficult to start things when you know you could quickly be interrupted by a small human. So, I tend to put things off... Until I decided on my ten minute rule!… Continue reading The Ten Minute Rule
There is a pervasive mom myth exploding the internet, and I have fallen prey to it. The myth is this: that motherhood is the hardest thing ever. Now, before you start slinging accusations or reminding me of my one child or pointing to the fact that I've only been doing this mothering gig for fifteen… Continue reading The Mom Myth
I've written before about how I recently resigned from my part time job to stay home with my daughter. I made the transition slowly: moving from full time to part time after her birth, and then leaving part time after a year. I'm not one to make big decisions quickly. I'm good at making decisions,… Continue reading What’s Next?
I love our daily rhythm right now. I know it will ebb and flow over the years, but I wanted to take a moment to appreciate how lovely our days are at this season. Since quitting my job a few weeks ago, I've felt the peace and prompting to be intentional about what we do… Continue reading Daily Rhythm: 14 months