• Praying Out Loud
  • A Very Huggies Father’s Day
  • Greek Quinoa Salad
  • Try Out a Class at The Little Gym For Free + Have Some Serious Fun
  • Five Favorites
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11 AWESOME Kid Books For Your Next Library Visit

Our family loves the library. Like, really really loves it. We visit once a week and between real books and audiobooks, we probably have 20-30 checked out at all times. Thanks to the library we get to cycle new books into our home all the time. For free! It’s such a gift!  One way I […]

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Helping Your Toddler Sleep Through the Night

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sposie Booster Pads, the number one brand in diaper doubles. All opinions are entirely my own. Teaching babies to sleep? Totally not my jam. I throw up my arms and snuggle them into the wee hours.  But toddlers? Helping them to sleep through the night is […]

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31 1/2 Facts About Me

It has been years since I shared an about me round up and seeing that today is my half birthday (oh yes, we totally celebrate those around here!) I figured, why not? Here’s to thirty one and a half! Enjoy this list of random facts about yours truly! Cookies are my weakness. Especially these … […]

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Five Favorites

Tonight I’m watching Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey. It was on TV shortly after he passed, but I bet it’s available somewhere … OnDemand or something. Anyways, it’s so good. I’ve always been a fan of biographical reports, but this one is extra special to me because I accepted Jesus into my heart at one […]

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The Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide To Getting Away

This post was sponsored by Philips Avent as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Going back to work after Jemma was born kind of scarred me. I HATED leaving her. I felt like I was leaving my heart behind and I worried. Oh, […]

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Happy From the Inside Out

  As I type, you’re wiggling yourself to sleep beside me. You’re smiling and kicking; practically winking while you murmur, “Golly Mama, I’m just so glad that we love each other so much.” And we do. We really really do. It’s been six months since Eli joined our crew (well, six months in another week) and […]

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Creamy White Wine Pasta

Pasta is such a dear. A dear, old, delicious friend.  My love for pasta runs deep and seeing that I married into an Italian family, my kids are getting the pasta love from both sides. Granted, Max loves mac ‘n cheese most of all right now, but Jemma joins me in “fancy pasta” meals pretty regularly. […]

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3 Things I’ve Learned Between My First Baby and My Last

    When Jemma was born seven years ago, I thought I knew quite a bit about becoming a mother. I had read mountains of books, talked to quite a few mentor moms, and although my pregnancy and early days with her were pre-Pinterest (ohmygoodness, do you remember?) I had cataloged gobs of articles, both […]

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A New Resource For Breastfeeding Families

This post is sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps. Melissa. That was the name of my very first lactation consultant. To this day I don’t know what I would have done without her care, guidance, and support. More than once I called her on the verge of tears. She listened to my scattered worries, organized them, and […]

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This + That

I’ve hit a lull lately, here and in real life. I’m craving quiet. So I have been. But, I’ve collected a bit of things between my reading and browsing and thought I’d pop in to share. There are a few other things on my radar that will come in due time. Eventually I’ll have an […]