It was the day after. The skies were gray, the rain pouring on and off, and much of the beautiful fall leaves had been beaten down to the ground from the branches where, collectively, they had created beautiful mosaics of color that I had been awaiting all year. You see, fall is my favorite season.… Continue reading Gray Skies
So as a follow-up of last week’s blog post, where I recapped the top five life lessons and loves of 2016 (quite honestly, my favorite blog post to date…check it out HERE), I thought I would share some of the things I hope to learn and love as I am living through 2017. I say… Continue reading Living in 2017: What I’m Hoping (and Planning) to Learn and Love
We are well into the new year (10 days in). Coming out of the busyness of the holidays and New Year, I was left drained physically, mentally, and emotionally. I had given everything I had to my work and my family, and it took some time for my body to forgive me for going non-stop for… Continue reading Living in 2016: What I Learned and Loved
Christmas Day, 2014. Just 32 minutes into the day, you came screaming into the world. You were exactly 1 week past your due date by that point, and then decided 37 hours of labor would be a great way to make your grand entrance into the world. The moment you landed in my arms made… Continue reading …and just like that, you’re two years old.
So the most common reaction I have been getting since the last post is, “You got a new job?? Where???” (or some variation thereof). Since I announced to the world (my Facebook world, which consists of just 500+ people) of my departure from MSUCOM here on my blog, I may as well announce where I… Continue reading New Beginnings
It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these “wanna-be-mommy-musings” posts. I’m sure a lot of you are wondering whether the silence actually meant that I was simply biding my time before I felt I could safely share that *GASP* we have a “bun in the oven” (apparently 12 weeks is the week of… Continue reading Musings of a [Not Yet] Mommy | Chapter 5
This is a post that I wrote exactly 8 months ago. As I find myself waiting to no longer be a “not yet mommy,” I always come back to this reminder that my satisfaction needs to be in the “Only One” who continues to pour life and joy into my soul. And today, I really… Continue reading Musings of a [Not Yet] Mommy | Chapter 4