Breaking Busy by Alli Worthington Hope Heals by Jay and Katherine Wolf You Are Free by Rebekah Lyons Packing Light by Allison Fallon I loved all of these books last month. They weren't what I was expecting, but they all touched me and inspired me in a way that I needed during that time. I love when that… Continue reading What I Read August + September Goals
I was already waist-deep in postpartum depression when my son was diagnosed with a speech disorder. His diagnosis sunk me deeper into a pit of depression, regret, guilt, and fear. I was ashamed of myself, as his mother, for knowing the signs were there. I doubted myself. He is my first born, I was naive… Continue reading Write Your Own Story
My alarm pulls me out of whatever deep sleep I can muster with toddler feet in my face at 5 am. I contort my body to turn it off, without opening my eyes my finger finds my phone and turns off the alarm. I roll over and try to fall into a deep sleep, irritated… Continue reading Finding Creative Time
You stare at your blank notebooks and think you don’t have anything of substance to say. You stare at a blank screen and think your voice isn’t needed. You want to give up, to quit, to go back to thinking you aren’t the creative type, that you can’t be a writer. But something keeps you from walking away.
Happy July! I can't believe how quickly we are flying through 2017. We are officially 4 months away from my baby girl turning 2 (her golden birthday)! It is so hard to believe! I am working on figuring out a rhythm for my writing practice, so that is my main focus for July. My other… Continue reading July Goals
I don’t want to let fear win, I don’t want the inner critic to get the last word. I want to believe in myself. I want to stay where it feels uncomfortable and find a way to be comfortable
I am in the process of creating space for my writing to grow- physical, mental, and emotional space.
Happy June! I have never really been one to make resolutions or goals, but I wanted 2017 to be different. I didn't want to feel like I was wasting my life, afraid to live my dreams, afraid to do something for me. So the first of the year I created goals and decided on a… Continue reading June Goals
I want it to be an honest version of myself, I want to be vulnerable and share hard things within this space because I know that there are other moms out there struggling too.
So, this is me, stepping out in faith. Faith that I can do hard things, that I can continue learning about the world, life, and myself. Faith that motherhood, for me, is so much more than raising children, but learning alongside them.