I Didn’t Lose the Baby Weight

  I didn’t lose the baby weight. Two years later, almost 26 months to be exact, despite trying Whole 30 and Paleo then shifting back to Vegan, spending hundreds of dollars on…

you’re enough

  Hey friend, you’re enough. I know it doesn’t feel like it. I know you struggle to feel like enough. I know you struggle in your activities and duties to feel…

This Isn’t Another 50 Shades Post…

    So the past few weeks I have been cringing a bit when I pull up my Facebook or Twitter news feed.  Because I have seen a lot of…

When I Forgot to Enjoy My Kids

I entered my kitchen with a huge sigh and a feeling of remorse…  It was bad.  The dishes were piled high in the sink, the dishwasher was a mess of…

Becoming You: a story about emotional abuse

Today begins the biggest reason I started Becoming…  Your stories.  It is a place for you to share what has happened in your life, how you pressed on, overcame, or…

To the Wife Who Quit Trying

“Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.” – 1 John 3:18 NLT To the Wife who quit trying,…

The World Changer You’ve Never Heard Of…

This thought has been on my heart a few days and then I read this post by Tsh Oxenreider and knew it was something I needed to write about…  My…

the call to service {& how it changed my life}

In the times that I am struggling the most with my worth, when I am battling insecurity, and when I feel like I have nothing to offer, can I tell…

i want more for you than perfect

I wrote this piece originally on blithe, a blog but wanted to share it with you all here as well.  Whether you are a mom, mentor, or a student, I…

we’re in this together

  The journey to officially start the website of Becoming happened one March afternoon earlier this year.  I was about 3 weeks postpartum with my youngest son and was trying…

don’t just live; flourish

I’ve spent a lot of my life just living.  Struggling.  Trying.  Hoping someday life will be easier. Can I tell you something?  It may never get easier. Want to hear…