Becoming a mom has changed my perspective on a lot of things this year. I always knew that moms had a hard job, but this year I felt that in a very real way! Suddenly I could identify with so many things that I had never understood before—like how hard it is to get to church on a Sunday morning when your baby’s sleep patterns don’t match the church’s service schedule!
Dear Avra, I can’t believe that today you are one year old! Where has the time gone? Tears are welling up in my eyes as I write these words and reflect on all that we have shared this year. So many wonderful memories—moments that I hope I will never forget.
There are so many things that nobody told me about the aftermath of giving birth and the first year of motherhood. Nobody told me that...
Each day this month I will be answering one question from these December Journal Prompts. Day 9: What do you wish you did less of this year? Yesterday’s post was all about the things I wish I did more of this year. Today, I’m flipping that question around to reflect on the opposite—what I wish I … Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I Did Less of This Year
It’s hard to imagine jamming more things into this year! I’ve had so many wonderful experiences and have thoroughly enjoyed the journey! But still, here’s a list of three small things that perhaps I could have approached with a bit more intentionality this year.
I have a habit of making very lofty goals and being disappointed when I cannot follow through with them. So rather than coming up with five elaborate new goals, let me tell you about five things that I already have every intention of accomplishing before the year is up.
Sweet Avra, these are just a few of the ways that the intersection of our lives has changed me forever. You have, without a doubt, made the biggest impact on my life this year…
“I’m proud of you.” These are four small words that pretty much every person on the planet longs to hear. And yet, for whatever reason, a lot of us have a hard time saying them to ourselves.