One of the hard things about being divorced in your mid 20s is that you’re pretty much the first one to get divorced. Out of my friends group and small group at church and social circle, I was the first one who unfortunately walked through it. Recently, several friends/acquaintances of mine have gotten divorced or are in the process. And it breaks my heart EVERY time I hear about another marriage
Can I be real with you? I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I’ve been a voracious reader ever since I can remember and I made up this story that you had to be a New York Times bestseller or have millions of blog followers to be able to say, “I am a writer.” Or at least you had to have your act together. Guess what? I don’t have my act together.
This is an entirely new season of life for me. I’m a newlywed (again), I’m a new mom (again), I’m now a work-from-home mama, and learning how to do life with a vivacious and joyful toddler. The past year can be summed up by one word: CHANGE. There have been so so SO many different things changing and transitioning that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. But through all the
On our first trip out of the house, I stopped by a local bakery to get a dozen cookies for my OB and the dear nurses that took care of us for 9 months … and let’s be real, I snuck a cookie for myself too. In the bakery a sweet grandma saw baby girl and asked how old she was. “Two weeks old,” I said to which she replied, “I know
Well hello, friends! What do you think of the new digs? The blog has officially moved from GracioulsyAuthentic.com to KristenMcCall.com and I’m excited about the change. I haven’t blogged in almost a year and taking the time away has been much-needed and refreshing for my creativity. But most importantly, it’s been so good for me to take time to adjust to so many life changes and instead of constantly thinking “how can