A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

I held my daughter tighter tonight. I told my husband to pay extra attention to her. I tried to make her laugh a bit more tonight. I tried to memorize every detail of her little face. Then it was time for bed and we placed her in her crib. We stepped out of her nursery… Continue Reading A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

The Corner of Motherhood and Mental Health

It’s 2:12 a.m. and I’m rocking my six-month-old to sleep after she woke from some painful teething. I could put her down now that she’s sufficiently drowsy, but I don’t want to at this moment. There have been days when I’ve had to leave her in her crib as she cried while I walked out… Continue Reading The Corner of Motherhood and Mental Health

Embracing Victories

Embracing Victories

“. . .We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair;  persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. . .” 1 Corinthians 4:8-9 So, there I am cruising down Rivers Avenue during afternoon rush hour on the first week of school being back in session.  Okay, just kidding, I… Continue Reading Embracing Victories