Motherhood

Sleep Training

Sleep training.  Probably two words that have brought most of the anxiety I’ve felt as a new mom.  It has been the source of many tears—Gabriel’s and my own.  It has been the yard stick by which I measure how good of a mom I really am, as I compare how well I’ve done it to how well (and really how fast) other moms have done it.  Today, while I watched and listened to my son fussing in his room from having been laid down for a morning nap, I heard the LORD say to me, “I will never leave you or forsake you.”...

MOTHERHOOD VS. FINGERNAIL

Motherhood.  A 10-letter word that evokes so many emotions.  Before my son was born this January, I had a very limited understanding of what this word means or would come to mean to me. 

Fingernail.  Another 10-letter word that for me has evoked many emotions in the last several months.  I know you’re wondering why in the world I am connecting the two.  I am connecting them, though, because God connected them for me...