I am a wife and a mother. The birth of my first child led to a complete reevaluation of my life and the choices I was making. Up to that point, I was a career woman. I had a well paid government position doing what I loved and traveling all over the world. And at that point I thought that that is what I would be doing for the rest of my life. And then things changed.
My first daughter came into my life. All of a sudden I was paying closer attention to what I used to clean my home, what I was feeding my family, and most dramatic of all, I began to toy with the idea of changing my career. I left my cushy government job and became a Realtor. It was a perfect job for me and gave me the flexibility I needed at the time to be home with my daughter but also help bring in some income.
When my second child came along, I decided to leave real estate altogether. One child is one thing, but two was a whole different story. I found it difficult to be there for both of my kids and still be there for my clients. As I prayed and asked God what to do, I was strongly convicted to just be a stay-at-home-mom.
I am an academic and a researcher at heart. I graduated from Colby College with bachelor’s degree in economics and in international studies. I later got my master’s in national security and strategic studies. I am not spending a lot of time researching national security issues these days, but that side of me has led me to research everything else. I first decided to use my research skills to blog about food and nutrition, but as my spiritual life has gotten more robust, I have felt God leading me to write about Him as well and our spiritual walk and growth as a family.
My God and my family are my everything. This blog has given me a voice to share with you my struggles to keep my family spiritually and physically safe and healthy.