Category Archives: Reflections

Lately // January 2018

Lately // January 2018

One month down, eleven to go! If the rest of 2018 pans out to be anything like this first month, it’s going to be a very great and also very full year. I dove right into this new year and hit the ground running. Well, that isn’t entirely true: our New Year’s Eve was pretty… Continue Reading

Charleston Michael // Welcome to THREE!

Charleston Michael // Welcome to THREE!

During Charleston’s first year of life, I used this space to share updates/letters to him each month. I’ve continued to write these monthly letters (there are now 36 of them!), but no longer post them here. For now, I’m the only one who has read them, though I hope one day Charleston will be interested… Continue Reading

2018: A Year for Grace

2018: A Year for Grace

The new year comes at the exact right time, doesn’t it? As much as we all love the holiday season, there’s no denying that it’s a period of extravagance. But then, when we’ve just about reached our capacity for food, fun, and festivities, we get a fresh start. A new year!  As clichéd as it… Continue Reading

Two Thousand Seventeen: The Highlights

Two Thousand Seventeen: The Highlights

I’ve enjoyed spending time this past week reminiscing about the year. I’ve reflected on—and blogged about—favorite books and what I’ve learned, and today I’m sharing my final 2017 reflections with highlights and favorites from the year. Compared to the last few years, 2017 was surprisingly quiet for our family in that it was the first… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2017

What I Learned in 2017

It’s true what they say, life really does speed up with each passing year. I could have sworn that I just pressed Publish on What I Learned in 2016, and here I am sitting down to reflect on yet another year. It’s funny to think about what has changed in the last twelve months, and what… Continue Reading

Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Sixteen Things I Learned in November {2017}

Yesterday I bombarded you with pictures filled you in on the happenings and highlights of my November. Today, we’re taking a look at what went on behind the scenes: the lessons I learned while making fun memories and living through the month’s big experiences. Some of what I learned has been big, some of it… Continue Reading