Category Archives: mommahood

Monday Meditation: How?

How do babies pinch their noses? How do zebras take naps? How does chalk go on the ground? We’re entering the question phase of the preschool years around here. How? When? Why? Bliss isn’t quite at the 300 questions per … Continue reading

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Flattery Isn’t Discipleship… or is it?

From this Sunday’s lectionary: “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” – Ephesians 5:1-2 And then there’s this … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never Meditation: Let’s Go See!

Well, Monday came and went. It wasn’t a a very meditative day, honestly. Thanks to my momma and an awesome new sitter, we went to see Wicked. Holy awesome, Batman. I get what the hype is about now, and I’m … Continue reading

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Moving On Up

I dropped Bliss off in her daycare room for the last time this morning. As of next week, she becomes an official preschooler. I can’t decide if its easier or harder on the momma to have her birthday so close … Continue reading

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And We’re Back

The vacation and third-birthday whirlwind have come to a close, and the excitement is wearing off. Bliss is ready for a few days without beaches, parties, picnics or airplanes I think – she stayed in her pjs til 11 this … Continue reading

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The Big Slide

Yesterday involved playing at the park with friends, for me and Bliss. My shy and cautious kiddo must love the sunshine, or her new friends, or maybe peer-pressure is just awesome because she climbed the rope ladder all the way … Continue reading

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Prayers for Sunday

I’d always wanted to be a mom. Being in seminary, thinking and praying and sharing together about our early senses of vocation, I discovered what I already knew: that God called me to motherhood long before I heard the call … Continue reading

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Drop Everything And Read. Tomorrow.

Apparently there is a national “drop everything and read” day, and it’s tomorrow. To celebrate, Alphamom has these bookmarks you can download and print. Honestly, I’m not much of a reader anymore. I’m not sure when that happened- I used … Continue reading

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Sleep Dance

Like every other parent (and possibly person) on the face of the planet, we’re trying to find some balance over here. This time, its about figuring out sleep. Bliss has always been a “sleep begets sleep” kind of kid, and … Continue reading

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