• life,  Motherhood

    My Little Man

    I’m a new mother. Again. Because every new child makes me over – I am four babies redone now and it gets no less remarkable every time. Today as I changed one of probably 300 diapers in the past two months, I began to see my little son as who he might become. “Will you be an artist?” I asked him, “A doctor? A construction worker?” I laughed at the thought of a big hard helmet on his soft little head. But soon my thoughts landed on what I┬áreally hope for, what I will actually care about when he’s an adult. “Will you be kind? Will you love well? Will…

  • Family,  Love,  Motherhood,  Uncategorized

    That's My Boy!

    Oh, she took my heart like the sweetest thief. I didn’t stand a chance once that blue-eyed, olive skinned, miniature me came into this world and clutched my chest while she studied me. It was instant. That girl was my world. Then when the struggle came we worked back to that joy through awkward growing pains and contrarian emotions. When we had RJ my role as a woman became a central theme in my day-to-day story. I studied and prayed and pondered what it meant to be the final work we would be molding our adorable bit of clay into. Woman. Wifemotherfriendsistermentorstudentjesusloverartisthomemaker… I spend a lot of time intentionally and…