Category Archives: Life Observations

What Makes You a Mother?

Your children. Your children make you into a mother. Day by day, week by week–sometimes minute by minute. These children are creating a mother. Sure, some of it is innate in most women–the desire to nurture, to care for, to … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Block: What Happened to Me?

Did turning 30 kill my brain? Stifle my passion? Turn off my heart? You’d think so if you used to follow my blog and wondered where I went. I’VE wondered where I went, so I wouldn’t blame you if you … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start: My Move from Blogger to WordPress

I used to blog on Blogger with the title “Glimpses of Me: To Know Myself is an Incredible Feat”. On my 30th birthday, I decided it was time for a change.

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Two, Three, One

Months ago, I started counting. I’d count raisins. I’d count socks. I’d count cars on the road and ducks in the sky. I’d count. And count. And count. It just seemed like the right thing to do. And guess what? … Continue reading

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Imperfect Photos

I’m so annoyed with myself. My kids look adorable and I wanted to capture the matching outfits. I adjusted blankets, ornaments, presents and seats to prepare for what I knew would be a crazy photo shoot. During a break from … Continue reading

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Adulthood is Overwhelming

Feeling overwhelmed? I am. I really feel like I shouldn’t feel overwhelmed. I mean, Joshua was in daycare for 6 hours today. I was able to squeeze a workout in while Becca napped. Erik did a fair chunk of my … Continue reading

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Guitar Picks & Bobby Pins

Everywhere I go in this house, I find guitar picks.  On the kitchen table, kitchen counters, kitchen floors. In Joshua’s toy bins, between the couch cushions, on the piano bench. On the dryer, in the lint trap, on the basement … Continue reading

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Totally Worth It

I remember early in my pregnancy with Rebecca, I messaged some friends on Facebook: Okay, ladies, did you ever have thoughts like this? “Why in the world am I messing with what I have right now by adding another child??” … Continue reading

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Sacred Moments

I’m unnecessarily impatient. Only 5 days past my 38th week, and I’m aimless, lethargic, and wondering why she hasn’t come yet. Silly me–expecting her to be as early as her brother! So, today, I decided to make the best of … Continue reading

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An {almost} Perfect Day

Today was an {almost} perfect day. Wanna know why? 4.5% good messy hair bun11% fun activities20.5% just us three23% great weather 41% my chosen attitude It also helped that Joshua slept til 7:21am, and I only remember having to get … Continue reading

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