Choose to Show Up

Choose to Show Up

I sit down with my coffee and my Bible. I get settled in and open my journal and my Bible. I hear stirring from the baby monitor. The baby woke up. Again.  Sound familiar? In high school I used to spend long stretches of time reading my Bible. In college, my workload got more intense, [...]

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My First Month as a Mom

My First Month as a Mom

In all seriousness, it is so hard to believe that my baby girl is a month old! It feels like we were just in the hospital. But it's been the best. month. ever. Bella is already learning and growing so much, and it's so fun! ••• Being a mom is wonderful and challenging and exhausting. [...]

You Must be 90 Pounds Soaking Wet

You Must be 90 Pounds Soaking Wet

*Please realize this is not an attention-seeking post or an attempt at reassurance. I simply want to share my personal story! I have always been small. Growing up I was pretty much all knees and elbows. I've always had a high metabolism, and no matter how much I ate, I didn't gain weight. My entire [...]

It’s Okay to Slow Down

It’s Okay to Slow Down

Living in the age of technology, we expect everything to be done fast. It's reflected in most aspects of our life: This person is driving too slow. The wait is too long. My phone won't load fast enough. The list could go on and on. What I have realized recently, though, is that slowing down [...]