Lately // July 2021

Hello, hello! It’s good be back in the blogging world after my (brief) summer break. Our family has been soaking up these summer days, making memories amid a wonderful balance of daily ...

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Lately // November 2020

Is it me, or did November fly by at record speed? It seems like I was JUST blogging about Halloween costumes and carving pumpkins, and now it’s already time for Christmas trees ...

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Lately // September 2018

I’m always surprised by how quickly the seasons turn, and how rapidly I adjust. By nature I am resistant to change, growing anxious in anticipation of a shift and preemptively mourning what ...

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Lately // August 2018

August is such a bittersweet month. This summer was a wonderful one, filled with lots of mother/son adventures, plenty of rest and playtime at home, and a fun family vacation. I’m sad ...

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Lately // May 2018

This month was fairly low-key for me. And after a whirlwind winter and early spring, the slower pace was a welcome change. Many of our regular activities are on hiatus for the ...

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Lately // April 2018

If you were to look back through my archives, you’d notice that many of my Lately recaps begin with some form of rhapsodizing about how quickly the month has gone, how fast time ...

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Lately // March 2018

They say that March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. I’ll never forget the fist time I heard that expression: I was in my first semester of ...

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Lately // July 2017

If I had one word to describe my July, it would be misaligned. On the one hand, it has involved all the fun things I love about summer: longer, more relaxed days; time ...

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Lately // June 2017

I’ll save you my usual spiel about how I can hardly believe June is nearly over, how I’m in denial that the year is halfway through, how time is flying by WAY too ...

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Lately // May 2017

This May was the first month all year that was fairly “normal” for our family. No big events to plan for, no visitors in town. Many of our usual weekly church commitments went ...

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