Milestones · Motherhood · Reflection · Toddlerhood

Don’t Call Me Mom

All of a sudden my little one doesn’t seem so little anymore. Why? Well, this past week he started calling me Mom! Not Mama, not Mommy, but Mom. Saturday morning, as I’m making his breakfast, Jaden looked right at me and said, “Mom,..." I don’t recall what came after that because I was dumbfounded that… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Mom

Personal Growth · Reflection · Self-care

Creating Margin in Your Life

Lately, I’ve been thinking about what it means to create margin in my daily life. As 2017 came to a close, I felt like the Lord was telling me to STOP striving. Striving to be like others, striving to change things about myself, striving in the workplace, striving to "fit it all in." My mind… Continue reading Creating Margin in Your Life

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Words for the New Year

Christmas has come and gone. I hope you enjoyed your holiday as much as I did. The biggest highlight of this holiday season was seeing my son experience so much joy and happiness from spending quality time with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. As 2017 comes to a close, I’ve been thinking a lot… Continue reading Words for the New Year

Faith · Friendship · Personal Growth · Reflection

Gratitude Challenge

“Do you want to do a 30 day gratitude challenge?” The question was asked by one of my best friends. Near the end of October, she proposed that for the next 30 days leading up to Thanksgiving we would write down and share one thing that we were grateful for each day. As I️ started… Continue reading Gratitude Challenge

Motherhood · Personal Growth · Reflection

Chasing the Next Big Thing

In the last 5 years, I have let several big things define my life: getting married, completing my masters, being pregnant, and having my son. Now that the attention that those “big” things brought has worn off, I have felt as if my life was missing something, like I should be doing more, like it’s… Continue reading Chasing the Next Big Thing