all the things · miscarriage · motherhood

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

  Today, Jessie would have been 2 months old. I can’t help but be acutely aware of her absence as this new little life grows within me. And while we Americans are in turmoil over the upcoming election, there are women everywhere going through sudden, unanticipated loss. On Monday, January 18, I walked into the… Continue reading Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

all the things · family life · motherhood

on the waiting room

I’ve been sitting in a lot of waiting rooms lately. The past month has been unexpectedly filled with doctor’s visits (whether for myself or my daughter). It’s amazing how one room can hold so much emotion – anticipation, anxiety, excitement, nervousness, fear, happiness, grief…. And as Mother’s Day approaches, I can’t help but feel for… Continue reading on the waiting room

all the things · christian thought · motherhood

on why i chose to be a stay at home mom

“I think I can understand that feeling about a housewife’s work being like that of Sisyphus (who was the stone rolling gentleman). But it is surely in reality the most important work in the world. What do ships, railways, miners, cars, government etc exist for except that people may be fed, warmed, and safe in… Continue reading on why i chose to be a stay at home mom