Guest Post: Coffee + Crumbs

  Today I’m over at Coffee + Crumbs with an essay called “Mind the Gaps.” Here’s an excerpt: I often find myself parenting the little girl inside of me, trying to fix the gaps and heal the wounds of my own childhood. This is why cool, summer mornings make me feel like I should take […]

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Guest Post: Coffee + Crumbs

Today I’m over at Coffee + Crumbs sharing an essay I wrote last year entitled, “Honeysuckle and Mock Strawberries.” Here’s a snippet: This year, it’s the mock strawberries in our backyard that have captivated you. You ask me to go with you to pick “wild strawberries,” and you particularly like to get the “super biggest […]

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Guest Post: Mothers Always Write

I’m so excited to be featured in the April issue of Mothers Always Write. Click over to read my essay, “Blue Glass Candlesticks and the Dream of Family Dinner.” Here’s an excerpt: Family dinner became a symbol for me of what our family could be, yet I was always failing, too lazy to get my […]

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Guest Post: The Laundry Moms

Today I’m excited to be posting over at The Laundry Moms, a site that provides encouragement and ideas for moms and wives. I’m sharing a key lesson I’ve learned about marriage. He was standing at the kitchen sink cleaning up after dinner as he does most nights. In his hand was a dishrag. As he […]

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Guest Post at Coffee + Crumbs

Today I’m honored to be posting over at Coffee + Crumbs, a site devoted to motherhood. My favorite thing about Coffee + Crumbs is the way the authors present both the delight and difficulty of motherhood without reducing either. I eagerly anticipate each new post, and I’m so excited to be a part of it today. […]

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