One Year Wiser

Happy birthday, sweet boy! You have been on this earth for a whole year now. And I am a year wiser and stronger for loving you. You have been blessed with parents, grandparents, extended family, and friends who care for you deeply and have supported you (and me) since day one. It is because of…

Fear, Control, and Letting Go

I spent my morning reading sad blogs on the internet. Blogs about life and motherhood and balance and guilt. My heart is heavy, but I’m having trouble pinpointing the exact emotion. I think it’s somewhere between sadness and longing, fear and excitement, patience and anticipation. That uncomfortable space of the unknown. I am certain there…