Apheresis Awareness (Diary of a Donor)

Well, I wasn’t sure just how much of the process I wanted to share. It was immensely personal and I don’t want to use it an opportunity to make myself sound better than I really am. On another note, it was an insanely educational and encouraging experience that can facilitate healthy discussion. I made upContinue reading “Apheresis Awareness (Diary of a Donor)”

“Little Kitchen Table”

Ever since I can remember, I have been one of those people who gets excited for the first day of school. The smell of new books and fresh notebooks without a single scribble in them, just bursting with possibility. I love the crispness of fall air and the new dreams waiting to unfold. As IContinue reading ““Little Kitchen Table””

Expectations on Modern Parenting

We bear more fruit in community, and we do better in community when we manage our expectation of ourselves and others. When we see the advice as a helpful tool or an opportunity to remember their own motherhood, and not an attack on us. When we see that different decisions can be made for valid reasons and that we are all united in trying our best. It is so great to see the things that haven’t changed and to witness a mother’s love that truly stands the test of time.

Marriage, Sarcasm, and Potatoes

What does the history of the Irish Potato Famine have to do with my family? I’m so glad you asked. Let me tell you a story. Sometime ago, between 1 week or 5. I’m not sure I keep count the same anymore. Thank you, Quarantine. I made a mostly sarcastic comment to my husband aboutContinue reading “Marriage, Sarcasm, and Potatoes”