Author Archives: Emily

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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One for the Record Books

This has been the most life-changing year I’ve ever had. In 2016, Robert and I bought a house, survived 21 weeks of morning sickness, and had our precious little girl. While I…

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When Hard is Best

Yesterday I was attempting to change my squirmy daughter out of her soiled diaper (and clothes, let’s be real). She was not having it. There were screams. Tears. Lots of wiggles. She…

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Election Year Issues

*This isn’t meant to spark debate. This is strictly an opinion piece. You are entitled to your own opinion (Rom. 14) and I will not bind mine on you and you should…

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The Worst Sound

So far, there’s no worse sound than hearing my innocent baby cry. I immediately spring into action, looking to see if there’s a way I can alleviate her frustration or stop her…

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