We’re just begun our fifth (or maybe sixth?) week of quarantine, and I rarely know what day it is. They’ve all begun to blend together now, a steady stream of workout clothes, messy buns, book reading, and walks around the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2020
Christianity and Mental Illness
I started to take my faith seriously in high school. Along for the ride with some young women I admired, I did everything they did- including attend all sorts of retreats, Catholic conferences, and Christian clubs, like the school chastity … Continue reading
Can We Stop Minimizing Stay-at-Home Mom Challenges?
Are you a working mom or a stay-at-home mom? If you stay home, you probably cringe at other moms being called “working.” I have had the opportunity to experience the joys and challenges associated with life on both sides. I … Continue reading
My Firstborn Son: You Taught Me How Difficult Motherhood Could Be, and How Strong I Am
Sometimes I feel guilty about how often I complain about the difficulties I faced during the first few months of John’s life. I was horribly sleep-deprived, depressed and anxious, and could barely look at my sweet baby boy as I … Continue reading