Twenty Years From Now

Life is all about the both-and, isn't it? I both love staying home with the girls and I'm eagerly anticipating our next horizons. Living in this tension is hard work and I'm honored to be over at SheLoves Magazine today, sitting in those feelings. There are no answers, but I know I'll look back on … Continue reading Twenty Years From Now

Toasting Each Season

One of my favorite Parisian celebrations is the anticipation of le Beaujolais Nouveau every November. Shops paint their windows declaring, Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! At midnight, trucks unload the new wine and everyone became a connoisseur. In college, I had no idea what to look for in this new batch of wine, but the communal aspect … Continue reading Toasting Each Season

Doing What Only I Can Do

Even though I quit my job after Bea was born, I quickly found a new identity about a year later working at an incredible museum. Title-wise, it didn't get much better. Mom and Museum Educator? Pretty cool. A few weeks ago, I officially quit this pretty cool job. Life has gotten super busy and it … Continue reading Doing What Only I Can Do

The Obvious Decision

One of the most tangible times I have experienced God's presence was during my second year of college. After another failure in learning French, followed by a series of stressful cultural situations, I sat down on the corner of the sidewalk. There, under the shadows of the Eiffel Tower, I curled up and wondered Was this … Continue reading The Obvious Decision

Celebrating Strong Women: Maysha Dawson

Maysha Dawson is beginning our series on Celebrating Strong Women. I asked Maysha to contribute because she is such an inspiration of balancing family and outside interests. She and her husband, Thomas live in southern California with their one-year-old daughter. Maysha earned Teacher of the Year and joined the Mojave Chamber of Commerce all in … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Maysha Dawson