Parenting

Breastfeeding Is Not For the Faint of Heart

Below is a blog post I wrote back in August of 2014.  In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I'm reposting it here.  Enjoy! _______________________________________________ So - it turns out that this week is World Breastfeeding Week. I bet you're wondering why on earth I would want to write about such an event. Well - it's… Continue reading Breastfeeding Is Not For the Faint of Heart

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Photography

On Photography: Finding My New Lane

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a blog post about finding my lane.  I wrote it following several weeks of pontificating on my what my purpose is in this life beyond "wife and mom".  I realize it sounds like a mid-life crisis cry for help, but hear me out. Fast forward to… Continue reading On Photography: Finding My New Lane

family

Beauty for Ashes: In Memory of John

The morning after John passed, I was thumbing through my latest issue of Writer’s Digest when I stumbled upon an article written by an author who had been struggling to get her memoir published.  The reason?  Her story ended in death.  Publishers explained that while her journey of adopting and loving a child with a… Continue reading Beauty for Ashes: In Memory of John