From My Kitchen Sink

Morning sunshine dappling the ground, turning the green grass gold. Shadows play in patches of dark and light, under swings hanging quietly, swaying slightly in the cool autumn breeze. Leaves flutter, fluttering as they age, turning yellow and brown. The sound of coffee drip-dripping mingles with the kitchen faucet splish-splashing water onto my fingers, wringing out […]

Wednesday Wisdom [4/27/16]

“You’re gonna miss this.” This song has played in my head a lot recently. Perhaps because we are starting to think about preschool or because we are on our second round of potty training. Perhaps because my children are starting to look and act more like girls and not babies. They are saying full sentences, […]

Escaping the Comparison Trap

I’ve been in an emotional slump lately. I let myself get down because I see the creativeness, the intelligence, the uniqueness of other people and realize how lacking I am. I fall prey easily to the comparison game when I read an inspirational blog post, see a beautiful, well-dressed woman, hear about someone else’s thought-provoking […]

Wednesday Wisdom [3/9/16]

I found this quote today as I was flipping through my little Catholic Prayer Book for Mothers by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle. When we act out of love and out of a desire to do good, we are in a sense praying and it is a prayer that is fragrant. If only we could act in […]

Sailing Time

Time is slipping through my fingers like a fragile gold chain. My days fly by and I don’t even realize it.  All of a sudden it’s 5 o’clock and what have I even done since the morning? All of a sudden it’s two years later and the nine pound newborn we brought home on Christmas […]