Keep Getting Up

Postpartum depression is all the rage. Literally. When people think of being depressed, or at least, when I used to think of being depressed, I didn’t think of anger. I thought of…

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My Year with Postpartum Depression

I never expected this part of motherhood. In the months it took leading up to my sweet daughter’s birth, I imagined so many scenarios. I imagined what she would like, how her…

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Year Six

Our marriage was really, really great and really, really easy for the first five years. Like, five years to the day it was so, so easy. And wonderful. And amazing. And every…

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Discipline That Hurts

My daughter is almost a year old, and she’s reached the point of testing limits. She knows what ‘no’ means, but she’ll still look at me and then reach out to grab…

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Words Define You

As someone who writes and podcasts, I think about my words fairly regularly. Sometimes, unfortunately, I think about them after the fact. But usually, I weigh my words. Especially when I write.…

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What Hurts the Most

How would you feel if you planned a huge event for someone and not many people showed up? What if that person was an amazing person? What if that person had saved countless lives?…

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High Expectations in Difficult Moments

Most people would say I have a pass. At the very least, they might say that I should cut myself some slack. Between learning to adapt to a new phase of life…

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Letting God Provide Comfort

I do not like it when my baby cries. There are multiple types of cries, and like everyone predicted, I can differentiate between them. The worst type of cry is when she’s…

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When I Did THIS, I Got Results (That You Never Will)

We’ve all seen the posts. Someone did THIS and – BAM! –  their marriage/body/baby/life was transformed! They did THIS and suddenly their two-day-old baby slept through the night. They implemented THIS and…

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You Can Be OK

If this is the beginning of the end for America, you can be ok. If this is the beginning of a time of rich increase, you can be ok. If this is…

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