Three Months of Motherhood

Three Months of Motherhood

  I have had a lot of time the past few days to reflect on the first three months of motherhood. If I could sum them up into one word, it would be "purposeful." My young adult years have been full of championing others to fulfill their kingdom purpose instead of their earthly potential, yet [...]

He Will Move Mountains (Getting Sleep W/ a Newborn)

He Will Move Mountains (Getting Sleep W/ a Newborn)

On a recent episode of This Is Us, Randall reminded his wife of their newborn days; "Tess self-soothed from two weeks old. Annie was sleeping ten hours a night from infancy. Remember how other parents would talk about their sleepless nights and their terrible babies? Remember how we used to have to fake it? What [...]

Being a “Okay-ish” Mom (Story of childbirth, hurricanes, and a lot of drugs)

Being a “Okay-ish” Mom (Story of childbirth, hurricanes, and a lot of drugs)

I could go on and on and on and on and on about how I imagined starting this post. The expectations and fantasy of it were laughable now that I realize I'm not the mom I imagined I would be. I'm not the worst mom, but I am not the mom the pregnant me dreamed [...]