Looking Back at 2018: A Year of Awakening

Several years ago, I started a tradition in which my last blog post of the year was a reflection on the past 12 months, both in words and photos. Many people start January by choosing a word as their guiding theme for the year ahead. I could never quite get into that idea. My tradition […]

Looking Back at Nine Years of Writing This Blog

Nine years ago this week — on December 21, 2009 — I published my first blog post and Leah’s Thoughts was born. I like to think of it as the day I began writing my own story. At the time, I was 34-years-old and a fairly new mom with a 2-year-old daughter. I was working […]