He Remembers

As a young girl “she used to try to ‘fix’ moments in her memory. The notion that years of her life would pass and she would only remember snippets, seconds of the ...

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Disabled Motherhood

I sometimes envy people who are able to take life at face value, living out their days without over-analysis or intensive probing and rethinking. That is not me. I regularly examine every ...

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Reflections On Twelve Months of Parenting Twins

The twins will be thirteen months old tomorrow (don’t even get me started on how ridiculous it feels to write that—thirteen months! THIRTEEN!), and I’ve spent the weeks since their birthday reminiscing ...

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Homeschooling Kindergarten: Time to Check In!

Back in August, I shared a post outlining our plans for homeschooling Kindergarten with Charleston this year. Now that we are a few months into the school year and have settled into ...

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My Good List: Homeschool Edition

With the world all sorts of crazy right now, it’s helpful to step away from the madness in order to reflect on and appreciate some of life’s sweetness. I have enjoyed embracing ...

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Banking Extra Minutes

A while back, I came across a description of motherhood as “one long goodbye.” Though I no longer recall the source of that quote, it’s stuck with me and is something I ...

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Conquering Boredom With Daily Challenge Boards

These past couple of months have been incredibly hard for so many. I can’t pretend to understand or relate to the trials some families and individuals are facing, from jobs lost to ...

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There Is No Fear In Love

Edited to Add: I wrote this post a couple of weeks ago, when the coronavirus wasn’t even on my radar, and before our world became crippled by fear. I don’t think it’s ...

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Fifteen Things I Learned This Winter

I’m coming up on my seventh blogiversary in a few months, and while there have been many things to love about blogging, my favorite is the way that it has prompted me ...

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Doing What’s Mine to Do

If the internet is to be believed, I am utterly failing as a mother. I’m not serving my child homemade, organic foods cut into cute shapes at every meal. We’ve never taken ...

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