"Will you love her, comfort her, honor and keep her, in sickness and in health; forsaking all others and keeping yourself only for her for as long as you both shall live?" In sickness and in health. I've been marinating on this for a while now as our household seems to face a "season of [...]
As is shown on social media, holiday movie favorites, Christmas songs and advertisements everywhere, the Christmas season is supposed to be filled with "children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile." And when we and our children aren't smiling and laughing, there can be some real "mom guilt" there. We can feel like we've somehow failed when every moment isn't merry and bright.
Want to know the difference between these two photos? It’s not weight loss. It’s a new perspective. And new jeans. After giving birth, I found myself in this euphoric high of amazement at what my body had done. I would beam when looking at this saggy, sore tummy in the mirror. I was filled with [...]