Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bravery in the Face of Tragedy: One Mom’s Advice to Parents

Go hug your babies right now. Soak in their smell, look at the innocent sparkle in their eyes that is lost somewhere between childhood and adulthood. Really feel how they squeeze you. Set down your phone and see them through the lens of your eyes not only the lens of your camera. Remember the feeling of their head on your shoulder, their hand in yours, their sloppy kisses on your cheeks. Nurse them one more time. Sleep is overrated. Listen five minutes longer about Star Wars, Minecraft and Disney princesses.

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Why I Am Raising Soft Kids by Jen Johnson

(Originally published on Choosing Kind blog by Jen Johnson.)

Life, recently.

Sweet mother of all that is holy and good, you guys, my heart has been so weary.

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Letter to a Friend on Her Birthday

Disclaimer

This letter was originally written in my personal journal because that’s one of the ways I process my emotions and work things out. I’ve struggled for a week now with the idea of whether or not to make this entry public, but finally decided that not to post it would be an insult to the memory of a wonderful person and devout Catholic young woman.

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