I've been trying to look for things that fill me up. I've been sort of depleted, so I've been pushing myself to look for beautiful books to read, or to listen to ridiculous music in my car instead of all the bad news on NPR.

So I'm happy to say that I finally took a moment to finally check out a blog I've seen go by on my Facebook stream a bunch of times. Rachel was a classmate in High School, and she's writing to her daughter in the form of a blog. It's beautiful and raw and honest, and I'm so grateful for it, because it has made my heart feel fuller. I hope she won't mind if I share it here:


You should also listen to her, and her family, talk about being parents: