Christmas and the New Year

January 4, 2013 in Christmas, Goals, Trials - 1 Comment

I’m not going to sugar-coat it. This Christmas was a mix of exhaustion and unmet expectations and family drama and sickness (still) and tears and the loss of dreams resurfacing all over again. I’m mostly just glad it’s all over with, especially now that I have the stomach flu while…

Finding Balance

June 5, 2012 in Goals, Motherhood - 3 Comments

Every so often I receive emails that ask questions like “How do you do it all?” which make me laugh and cause me to think at the same time. As I strive to fulfill my roles as a wife + mother and nurture the desire in me to grow, learn…