Contemplation, Family Life, Spiritual Life

Little Fusses from a Big Heart

My husband and I are 5 months into the long journey of parenting. Our daughter was born early August, and these 5 months while having been the best of our lives, have also been the most challenging. There are so many things to learn, so many things to experience, so many things to discover. So… Continue reading Little Fusses from a Big Heart

Contemplation, Family Life

Called to Love

Some days all God is calling us Mothers to do is ignore the checklist and cuddle your child. At the end of the day the dust will wait, the dishes will have their opportunity, the phone calls can be returned; but these moments that are so fleeting, so irretrievable, more precious than gold or silver… Continue reading Called to Love

Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements

Discovering a New Normal

It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal

Contemplation, Family Life

Approaching Parenthood

We are 6 short yet simultaneously endless weeks away from meeting our baby girl face to face. It's been a roller coaster ride of a pregnancy, and I think some of the joy of pregnancy is wearing thin. I'm ready to hold my little one in my arms, instead of my belly. I've been contemplating… Continue reading Approaching Parenthood