Young Adulthood


Some thoughts from a recently retired homeschool mom

Some thoughts from a recently retired homeschool mom

I am in the beginnings of the life stage where the load of responsibility for my children has significantly lightened. I feel it and I love it!

So a funny thing is happening to me in grad school

So a funny thing is happening to me in grad school

There’s been a longish season over the last few years of questioning my counter-cultural choices, everything from family finances to child raising. And then I decided to go to grad school.

The light at the end of the tunnel

The light at the end of the tunnel

Come hell or high water, come lockdowns and curfews, come transitions and discomfort, come mental health crises and loss of community, we were going to see our family through this difficult season.

How motherhood changed my theology (Coming out as an affirming Christian)

How motherhood changed my theology (Coming out as an affirming Christian)

My children cannot un-belong to me with poor behaviour, lifestyle choices, or even heinous actions. They are always my children. And I will always be here for them. Their choices might move them “away” from me physically or relationally, but I will never disown them, they are part of me, always.

As I drag myself out of the woods

As I drag myself out of the woods

The story of my experience, my state of mind and state of heart, as we end our homeschool journey during a global pandemic in a time of heightened awareness of racial injustice.

A summer garden

A summer garden

Life can be disappointing, difficult, and painful. But also beautiful, joyful, and hopeful. Like my garden. Like this summer.

A different kind of spring ~ the end of a journey

A different kind of spring ~ the end of a journey

Since moving to Montreal spring has been a season of running the gauntlet of theatre productions and driving. I exited every spring emotionally and physically exhausted and depleted. Not this spring.