A Year ago Maryna was immobile and I got lots of cuddles. A year ago, Adelaide got into my bright red lipstick. A year ago, Dryden was about to start his first year of full-day school. I was trying so hard to seize the summer days with him but also was looking forward to the… Continue reading A Year Ago and Now
Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carraba Reckons with the Legacy of Emo – I enjoyed this article particularly from a song-writing point of view. It was helpful to hear what Carraba said about being in an “unguarded-slash-selfish spot” when getting lost in song-writing. I was just talking to a fellow mom yesterday about the battle between taking… Continue reading Mixed Tape Monday 3.12.18
None of the classes I took on marriage or parenting could prepare me for the reality of the ebb & flow of marriage and family life. You can plan things, to a degree, but things are not going to go how you may expect. You could experience a marriage that is not what you thought,… Continue reading The Ebb & Flow
::Decluttering is a common practice at the beginning of a new year. I enjoyed this article by author, speaker, and homemaker Sally Clarkson on decluttering of the soul. ::Seth and I discovered NPR’s tiny desk series just recently and my favorite so far is this trio out of L.A., The Wild Reeds. ::Currently, the Kindle… Continue reading A La Carte 1.8.16
It took me a couple months of thinking over it to be sure about the title I picked for this blog. I wanted it to fit who I am at this stage and even how I want to see myself grow. But what is a homemaker anyway? This is something I had never taken the… Continue reading What is a Homemaker Anyway?