Mary’s Birth Story

My perspective on Christmas has changed dramatically over the last four years. I have become a mother and it has caused me to see Mary’s story in a whole new light. I have learned that birth doesn’t just ‘happen,’ as is implied in the stories. It is a lot of work! I have read hundreds … Continue reading Mary’s Birth Story

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Babywearing Allows Me to Love My Family Where They Need Me

Little Miss is 15 months. I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed, and yet the first weeks after her birth seem like a lifetime ago. We were in such a different place back then. I was enjoying every moment of my maternity leave, trying to savor every second spent with my girls. I … Continue reading Babywearing Allows Me to Love My Family Where They Need Me

The Meaning of Christmas Through the Eyes of my Toddler

I feel like this is Little Monster’s first Christmas. She turned three in September, but this is the first year that she is anticipating Christmas with wonder and excitement. And isn’t that the whole idea of Christmas? The day after Thanksgiving the Christmas music started in our house. I always eagerly anticipate the day, and … Continue reading The Meaning of Christmas Through the Eyes of my Toddler