(This picture should be captioned: The walk around the block. Just kidding we only made it to the neighbors house before full on toddler meltdown where I had to wrestle her into the stroller and push her home while screaming.) I wish I’d had the forethought to write about how I thought this whole parenting… Read More How I Thought Parenting Would Be
While we are busy molding our children into the best versions of themselves, they are unknowingly, doing the same for us. The following are beautiful, soulful ways that I believe our children help us grow. Some of these changes are slow and work on us over years. Others are immediate and happen the minute we… Read More 9 Meaningful Ways Your Kids Will Change You
I’d like to preface this article by saying first world problems. I don’t know why exactly but I had hoped to avoid having an elf. I first heard about elves when my now 18 year old niece was in elementary school. Her elf brought gifts, reported her behavior to Santa and moved quietly around the… Read More The Elf
I walked into Fleet’s room. He was sitting on the stairs of the bunk beds that he shares with his brother. I sent him there ten minutes ago for time out. The problem was that he hadn’t really done anything wrong. Ten minutes ago the baby was crying on his quilt on the living room… Read More All the needs
I was sitting in the living room after school the other day feeding the baby. The bigger kids were playing all around me. Little Luke was standing beside the couch holding my phone while looking for a song to play. He loves doing this. Elle picked up her blankie and walked over to him. She… Read More 20 Seconds of the Day
I remember the first time that one of my kids ever told me about a dream they’d had. He was 4 years old. It was the middle of the night. He woke me up, crying because the villan from the movie, Free Birds was chasing him. I don’t know why Disney and Pixar and whoever… Read More Nice Privates
It’s been a while since I’ve done a post about what’s been going on lately. So, here goes. This is a long, random one! If you follow my instastories, you will have seen a lot of this before. We lost our little dog, Dakota on Labor Day. She was 15 years old and we’d had… Read More Life Lately
Are you familiar with Game of Thrones? or GOT as us nerds call it? Well, just in case you aren’t, let me give you a very brief synopsis relative to what I want to share today. Daenerys Targaryen, the rightful queen of the Seven Kingdoms has been in exile in Westeros her entire life. Her… Read More Is He Ruggedly Handsome?