About Leigh Eddy Nelson


Leigh Eddy Nelson
Leigh is currently a stay-at-home-mom, or SAHM, ministering to the community around her at The Oaks Camp and Conference Center in Lake Hughes, California. Writing has been a passion of hers since she was a little girl, and God has given her a gift to share her experiences in life, love, marriage, and her journey to, and through, motherhood. Follow her journey here every month!

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Articles by Leigh Eddy Nelson

Stop “Waiting” For a Husband!

I remember it vividly. I yearned, ached, and felt completely, humanly alone. That is how my heart felt before I was married. I deeply desired […]

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When We Ask God, ‘Why?’: Finding Peace for Life’s Unanswered Questions

Child: Why do trees have roots? Mom: Because that is how they get the food they need from the ground. Child: Why? Mom: Because that’s […]

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Contentment? Nice to Meet You!

Throughout the months of pregnancy, I worried about how I would feel after a baby arrived. Would I be elated? Panicked? Suffocated by motherhood? I […]

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It’s a…GIRL?!?

Keening. That is the word that comes to mind as I listen to my daughter (the words still catch in my throat—my daughter) lull herself […]

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Hard at Hope: My Pregnancy Journal

Hope seems to come to me naturally. In fact, Dave would say sometimes I hope a bit too much. I get my heart set on […]

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Motherhood, Loss, and Healing Pt 2: God IS Enough

It’s amazing the clarity you receive on how things really are once you have suffered a personal tragedy—the things you learn of others’ hardships, or […]

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Motherhood, Loss, and Healing

It was April 2011, and we had been “trying” to get pregnant for all of two months. I distinctly remember thinking, “I could be pregnant […]

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Marriage and the Five-Year Itch

I got married relatively young—twenty-one, almost twenty-two. Dave was twenty-four at the time. I always thought I would take after my Aunt Cathy and get […]

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I Love Pudgy Babies

I am totally prejudiced when it comes to babies’ cuteness, and I think pudgy, curly-haired ones, preferably with a little bit of a fro (oh […]

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The Way We Were

As this whole journey of mine deals directly with my husband, I thought I should tell you how we met and came to be a […]

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Back to School and Schooled

This column is a chronicle of my journey from marriage into motherhood, and how I came to terms with all the difficulties in between—from the […]

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I LOVE Your Kids—Especially Giving Them Back to You

This column is a chronicle of my journey from marriage into motherhood, and how I came to terms with all the difficulties in between—from the […]

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