Salt -Poem

Salt -Poem

What I will remember, The salt in the air comes Before eyes find the water Holding her tiny hand, As she toddles over lumps of sand Carrying the stroller across My back, because the wheels stick What I will remember is The sound of their laughter, The pride in their face when they Show me [...]

Dread of Morning- Poem

When I open my eyes The brightness of the morning Tells me I slept late I listen to the peaceful breathing Of my sleeping toddler Curled against my back For a moment, I try to imagine Relief Soon, the weight returns to crush my chest The sickening sense of dread Turns my stomach And despair [...]

Half Mother- Poem

Half Mother- Poem

We won’t go anywhere today My loves Body and mind separate Only a half mother is left Wash the dishes Clean the floors Push back the creeping darkness- Desires Raise your voice an octave and smile There is no help coming There is no one to reach inside you And resuscitate your deteriorating heart No [...]

I turned 32 today. It has been 12 years since I met my husband. I have been a mother for 9 years. My 20s were filled with so much. Some very good things, like love and motherhood and faith. Some very painful things, like mental illness and struggling financially. I feel as if I have [...]

Free PDF for Bible Craft/Sabbath Activity

Free PDF for Bible Craft/Sabbath Activity

I am not the most organized mom, so I appreciate when things are made simple for me. With 5 kids who I homeschool, I don't have a lot of time to put together bible teachings. But it is important to me that they learn the scriptures, and enjoy learning too! Our family is observing the [...]