Seven Simple Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {The Short List}

Health, Mental, motherhood

I’d like to write about a topic that’s a bit sensitive but I know other moms might benefit from: Anxiety in Motherhood. I have personally experienced mild to severe chronic anxiety throughout all my mothering years (4 kids and 12+ years). Yet, even while I’m about to share ways to prevent and deal with it, […]

April 25, 2016

New faucets, Landscaping, High-Waist Activewear!, Book Love, the Infinite, Summer Survival and Anxiety in Motherhood {7QuickTakes}


It’s Friday and I was actually able to come up with 7 things to share for 7 Quick Takes Friday hosted by Kelly so here you go. 1. New Master Bathroom Sink Faucets! We’ve been in our house for almost eight years now and we’re still slowly working on getting all the ugly brass/gold fixtures out. […]

April 22, 2016

Hope Risen

Easter, faith, Grief, Random

This Holy Week, we remembered the sorrow and the pain Christ endured for us as he accepted his Cross, carried it, was nailed to it, and died hanging from it. I can imagine the anguish his Mother Mary and those who loved him felt as they watched him suffer, as they watched him die, as […]

March 27, 2016

Suffering with Others brings Peace and Grace

Easter, faith, Lent

Earlier this week, for Holy Week, I shared a few thoughts on Uniting our Suffering with Christ’s and Why We Suffer and How to Respond. As I concluded, what I’ve come to learn about suffering is that I may never understand why God allows us to suffer but I do know we have control over how […]

March 24, 2016

Uniting our Sufferings with Christ’s

faith, Grief, Lent

A couple weeks ago, I picked a friend up to drive her out to a mini retreat we were both going to for the day with a group of wonderful women from our parish. My friend (I’ll call her Jane) can’t drive anymore because just a few months ago she became suddenly very ill and […]

March 21, 2016