To hold my children

One of my favorite things to do is to hold my children. I often think about my failings as a mother. The times I’m just too lazy or tired to make a home-cooked meal, when I say no to reading just one more book, or whether or not I am using the right kind of…

Here in My Arms

One of my favorite things to do is to hold Catherine while she sleeps. When I do, I often think, “I consider it the greatest privilege of my life just to hold you while you sleep.” After hearing that phrase over and over again in my head, I started wondering why holding my sweet sleeping babe…

To My Dear Mom Friends…

I’ve talked to a few of you over the past few days, and I’ve seen the weight of the burden that you’re carrying. I can see how hard you’re working at this thing called motherhood. I will join your team soon, but right now I’m on the fence watching from the sidelines and have a…