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Motherhood is a Marathon. Let’s run together.

Hi, I’m Emily. I am a full-time mother of five. When I am not wiping butts or sweeping up cheerios, which is most of the time, I write my thoughts on life and motherhood here.

Receiving the Appointed Bitter Gifts of God

Writing a book is a funny thing because it becomes like your little shoulder angel, whispering in your ear, reminding you of all the fine words you wrote that you’re supposed to be also putting into action. Maybe God has a little chuckle watching me deal with the many opportunities I have to do so. […]

Big announcement! Upcoming Book

Thank you to those who are following along on this blog. I started this blog as a fresh out of college philosophy graduate. I, and my writing, have changed a lot since then, as I am now a stay-at-home homeschool mom of five. God began to help me hone what I wanted my writing to […]

For the Unholy Mother

I thought I would be holier by now. I thought surely eight years of motherhood would turn me into a June Cleaver who smiles beatifically through the travails of raising children. I wake up with the resolve to be more like this, but somewhere between the morning oatmeal smeared on the table and the fiftieth […]

Moms, Grow Like a Tree

We’ve recently added number 5. Elijah Nicholas joined us in May. Four boys! Picking a name this time was hard…never planned on picking FOUR boy names, but here we are. Lately, I’ve had a few people say to me, “I don’t know how you do it,” which makes me glance over my shoulder and check […]

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