Monthly Archives: August 2013

Celebrating Five Months with my Baby Love

I don’t even know I’m going to be able to write this post and give the past month justice. I mean, seriously. Arden has grown so much and so much has happened! But I will try. August has not been without its drama (see two posts down). To be honest, it’s been the hardest month […]

Reflections on Being a First-Time Mom

Not that I’m an expert or anything. By any means. It’s just that I’ve been thinking about this a lot, and I want to get my thoughts out there. And because I think it’s refreshing to read stuff like this from first-time moms. Out of all of the advice-based-on-experience posts about being a mom, I […]

The Grief of Motherhood

The joy of motherhood. I have experienced it. I have drunk it in and savored every moment. I have felt the highest of highs even as my life was turned absolutely upside-down and inside-out. My happiest emotion has the cutest face and the biggest eyes and a dimple on its left cheek. As I have […]

My Mission Statements

I am very excited. I have finished my mission statements :) Of course, I will tweak them as I grow and as my roles change and develop. But as for now, this is it! I came up with a formula to use on my five most important roles (follower of Jesus, wife, mother, homemaker, worship […]