If you're visiting from MOPS Mom-E-Mail -- welcome! I'm a mom of three young kids, a teacher of college public speaking and writing courses, and a horrible fitted-sheet folder. I appreciate order, structure, and time for reflection, which are three desires in diametric opposition with the reality of motherhood.
Occasionally, I burst into spontaneous dance moves or a rather spectacular rendition of Livin' On a Prayer for no apparent reason, but my most defining characteristic -- the one which most deeply influences my actions, speech, and overarching life outlook -- is that I am a follower of Christ. I love God. He loved me first. I get the better end of this deal, by far.
I'm so glad that you've joined me here at Pink Dryer Lint, where I write about embracing the ordinary moments of motherhood and life. Like the bittersweet day when you dismantle your crib; or the moment when you realize that you're a woman who's trying to do it all; or the afternoon when your child drinks water from the public library's toilet; or the time when you come out of the grocery store, see a minivan in the parking lot with its side door wide open, figure that it belongs to some poor, tired mom with a handful of kids who probably forgot to shut the door or grab her little clutch of mostly-expired coupons, and then stop to realize, Hey, that's my van....
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