What Mae is Teaching Me

“So are you able to run yet?” My friend asked me, casually in our conversation together over coffee (and a baby in her ring sling). “Well, I am physically able to run, I just don’t have the time to right now. But you know, it’s okay, because I’m not a runner, I’m a Mama now,” […]

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High Goals, Low Expectations

High expectations are hard. I’ve struggled a lot with high expectations recently, but I’m learning a lot from them. I’ve always been pretty bad about having crazy high expectations, then being extremely disappointed when I don’t meet them. When I went to Florida College, nearly twelve hours away from home, I expected to adapt right […]

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Growing with a Baby

“You might believe that you can’t afford to practice spiritual discipline because of the intensity of this season… the truth is, you can’t afford not to.” ~ Gentle Leading About a week ago my wonderful sister-in-love sent me an article titled “Spiritual Discipline with a Newborn” on the blog Gentle Leading. Grace gave birth to […]

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Waiting

The hospital bags are packed. All the baby clothes are washed, folded, and sitting in laundry baskets. The pack’n’play is assembled and stationed right next to my bed. The carseat is installed in the car. Now we’re just waiting. Waiting is one of the hardest things to do. I have always been one to be […]

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