Category Archives: A Mother’s Musings

The Blessed Boon Of Sleep

I had five children in seven years. Hungry babies, teething toddlers, and preschoolers with vivid dreams left me intensely sleep-deprived for about a decade. All parents know this season. It is a time of sacrifice and love that we expect and accept. But even so, the pain of exhaustion is real. My mom likes to […]

Avoiding the Eleventy-One Anxieties of Beginning the School Year

Memoria Press Mother's Musing

By: Sarah Kaye Every fall I experience a romantic fantasy of how our new school year will go. The intoxicating smell of fresh paper from all the new books lined up on my kids’ shelves acts like a mind-altering substance that erases memories of past foibles and failures. I am filled with excitement for the fresh […]