Our Symposium Transcription

Good afternoon, everyone! Here is the transcription for my essay “Feminism’s Great Amnesia: Reclaiming the Fact of Motherhood.” If you are reaching this through my blog and would like to see my video, here is the link.   Hi, everyone! My name is Ashlea Adams Hernandez, and I’m a graduate student in the English Dept…

All the Groovy Things

I left 2019 feeling blessed and am entering 2020 feeling even more blessed. I can’t help but thank God for all the doors He’s opening up! It’s mind-blowing to see. And dare I say, beautifully overwhelming. I’ve never been so busy before, but it doesn’t feel like work at all. I love it. Here’s an…

NaNo Project List

Now all I have to do is figure out which one I’m going to kick off with tomorrow.

NaNoWriMo Goals

It’s more than just that Pumpkin time of year: it’s novel writing time. And for the first time, I’ll be joining in on the fun.

Bringing Me Back

No matter its form or how willing we are to sacrifice for another, it’s a pressing down oneself to raise another person up.

Hormones Suck!

Hormones. I feel like this has been a dirty word for me lately. While I’d much prefer them to all the nausea, I still hate them with the fiery passion of a thousand suns.

Carving Out Time

I understood then what all parents of multiple children most feel and think of at some point.

Naming Baby

When it comes to picking baby names, it’s about as difficult as giving birth. At least for me. Here are my 7 main points for choosing a name.

Big News

I’ve been away from the blog, but there’s a reason why…

First Time Letting Go

There are certain things I expected about breastfeeding while I was pregnant. I was afraid I would be reduced to a cowlike state of mindless milk production. I was afraid of nursing where others could see me. I expected to stop around 6 months. I had no idea why people kept telling me I had…

Thankful Thursdays 1/26

Titus is walking so well! Being home and working on my knitting. Fellow SAHMs to hang out and commiserate with. The big storms leaving us alone on Sunday! Figuring out a new sweater pattern for my knitting machine. Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians…

Corner Magnet

I have learned something rather important about my son: he has a magnet that is attracted to corners in his forehead.