Lessons Learned in Twelve Weeks with Three

Lessons Learned in Twelve Weeks with Three

Two months ago I had a baby girl. She’s my third child and our second girl, and in my twelve weeks as a mom of three I’ve learned more than I have in all my 33 years, like: I can do almost anything while nursing a baby, I need less sleep to function than I thought,...
On Embracing Rest {Part 3}

On Embracing Rest {Part 3}

This is the third post in a three-part series on Embracing Rest. It’s been wonderful talking about the ways in which we can embrace rest even in this full and busy season of our lives! In case you missed the other two posts, here they are: Part 1 Part 2 So how...
On Embracing Rest {part 2}

On Embracing Rest {part 2}

This is the second post in a three-part series on Embracing Rest. In case you missed it, here’s Part 1. So why do we resist rest? Rest isn’t just for stressed out busy people; rest is for the everyday people whose lives are full of good things. Rest is for the...
On Embracing Rest {part 1}

On Embracing Rest {part 1}

My life right now is not very conducive to embracing rest. My life right now is not very simplified… but I’m craving both rest and simplicity. Rest does not equal sleep. Rest is defined in several ways, and yes – sleep is one of them – but the definition of rest also...

My One Word for 2016

For the last few years, a word has found me. Just one word to focus on, not a list of resolutions or even goals. (2013, 2014, 2015) But this year I floundered. I didn’t think there was a word that could encompass all that I felt I needed – wanted –...
Scenes From Being Five

Scenes From Being Five

It’s been over a month since we talked, and I missed you! But I’m not gonna lie – what I’ve been up to has been much sweeter than typing or writing or talking. We’ve been snuggling and celebrating and adjusting and chasing and not...
It’s a Girl!!

It’s a Girl!!

She’s here. Born three weeks early on November 10th, weighing 7lbs 15 oz (just like her big sister). Clara Grace. Our precious daughter. After 15 hours of labor (I can’t wait to share her birth story with you!) she came quietly but fiercely into our arms....
36-week Bumpdate!

36-week Bumpdate!

So… we’re having a baby this month. Probably. I mean, nothing’s guaranteed, but essentially… We’re having a baby this month. It’s amazing how different things are for a third baby as opposed to the first one, at least for me. No...
Day 31 :: Happy Holidays!

Day 31 :: Happy Holidays!

We did it. We’re ready for November, for December. We’re ready to give deep thanks, to prepare for the coming Christ child, to celebrate His birth, to ring in the New Year with joy. Armed with tools like: music recipes (Cran-Apple Casserole, Peppermint...

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