Processing Loss

Processing Loss

“…I will not cause pain without allowing something new to be born…” (Isaiah 66:9 NCV) Over and over I repeat this simple verse, allowing the words to sink in.  August 2, 2016 The parking lot is completely full, so I know the waiting room is going to be overflowing with people. Thankfully, I’ve remembered to […] Read more…

First Day of Preschool

Noah’s First Day of Preschool

Noah has been talking about going to school for months now, and the big day has finally arrived. I was so nervous and excited that I woke up at 6:00am just to make sure we had everything in order. Keep in mind, this is only a Tuesday/Thursday morning preschool, but we clearly still needed the […] Read more…

Bedtime Book Routine

Toddler Bedtime Routine

Let’s talk about toddler bedtime routines. I’ve got to be honest – we, thankfully, have pretty easy kids when it comes to bedtime. We have a routine that we have stuck pretty closely to since our oldest was born, and it works for us. Our normal bedtime routine is pretty basic and predictable, and goes […] Read more…

10 Things You Forgot To Thank Your Mom For

10 Things You Forgot To Thank Your Mom For

If you’re a parent, chances are you have come to understand what a truly exhausting, difficult, thankless role it really is. Don’t get me wrong, parenthood is filled with joy, laughs, and indescribable love – it’s awesome, but there is a lot more to it than baby snuggles and cute clothes. Growing up, I never recognized what was […] Read more…

The Potty Training Chronicles

The Potty Training Chronicles

Disclaimer: This post contains conversation around peeing and pooping in the potty. For starters, I had zero intention of potty training my oldest until closer to his third birthday; but for the past month, any time that kid would poop, he would immediately come tell me that we needed to change his diaper. HELLO…if ever I […] Read more…


I Am Mom

I don’t know if it’s hormones or the fact that Emmett’s first birthday is around the corner, but it has got me thinking…who am I as a mom? Read more…

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