Tag Archives: guilt

Behind the Curtain of Motherhood

After having my second baby girl, I expected to love her immediately, just as I had with my first. I knew in my head that love would multiply as our family grew from three to four, but I was both surprised … Continue reading

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Love and Grace Times Two

“Every pregnancy is different,” so I’ve heard, and have now experienced.  When pregnant with my first baby, everything was new and exciting, curious and magical, and also terrifying.  Now 38 weeks into my second pregnancy, I sure don’t remember being … Continue reading

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Learning Grace through Parenthood

A few weeks ago, I took my 17-month-old daughter to a bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. There, we were greeted with free Styrofoam cups full of spiced apple cider. I took a cup, and clearly my girl wanted a … Continue reading

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Day 14/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: TRY

Day 14 “Do or do not.  There is no try.”  -Yoda I didn’t get to the laundry today.  I’ll try to get to it tomorrow. I didn’t make cookies today.  I’ll try to make them tomorrow. I forgot to get … Continue reading

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Day 11/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: REMEMBER

Day 11 It is my Gramma Betty’s 94th birthday today.  In my mind, she still has jet black curly hair and greeted us grandkids at the top of her stairs by letting us jump into her arms as she caught … Continue reading

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Memory Weights

We can’t change our past, and rarely does looking back propel us forward. Continue reading

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