Spiritual Growth, The Motherhood Chapters

Against His Chest | Experiencing the Presence of God in Motherhood

He hasn’t been an easy baby, we say. As his personality continues to develop, his stubborn streak appears. We think he’s going to be a strong-willed child.  It’s a good thing God made him so cute, we say. Even in the overwhelming cuteness, our sanity dangles at times.  The challenging newborn phase isn’t so far… Continue reading Against His Chest | Experiencing the Presence of God in Motherhood

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Parenting, Spiritual Growth, The Motherhood Chapters

Rocking Chair Hymns

It's 2:14am. I sit in the nursery rocking. Back and forth. Back and forth. The chair squeaks in cadence to the rhythmic movement. A half asleep son is in my arms. He slept so well during months two and three, but I'm finding myself having these middle of the night rocking sessions once again in… Continue reading Rocking Chair Hymns

Parenting, Spiritual Growth, The Motherhood Chapters

Fletcher’s Birth Story

Fletcher Ridge joined our family on his due date, September 5th at 2:26 pm. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Hawk and I decided to go ahead and move forward with elective induction on my due date. I started progressing at 37 weeks and my body was ready, we were… Continue reading Fletcher’s Birth Story