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Oh paternity leave, I miss you!

One of the best parts of my 2016 was Tim’s paternity leave. I mean, Isabelle’s birth was okay and all, but we all know those first few months with a new baby are a blur of hormones and I really … Continue reading

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I definitely do not receive a ‘wife bonus’.

I read this article in the New York Times, and couldn’t really stop thinking about it, so of course that means I need to blog about it. In case you don’t want to read the entire article (although I think you … Continue reading

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God is calling me to more than motherhood.

I had this moment a few weeks ago in which I realized that I don’t think being a mom is the only thing that God has planned for me. While this may seem rather obvious, to me, it was a … Continue reading

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10 (long) days.

During this past week or so my life was a bit more chaotic than normal because Tim was out of town/the country.** I was trying not to mention it / wallow in it while he was actually gone, but now … Continue reading

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My heart is full today (but not as full as my stomach).

Today was one of those wonderful, soul-filling days.  We woke up to Clara smiling (well, after she was done yelling to let us know she was awake) and rain falling. That sums up what my perfect morning looks like: family, … Continue reading

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