Reid turned three recently and for awhile now, I’ve thought he has been ready to make the transition from diapers to handsome little boy unders. But, he hasn’t really asked. And, on my end, I haven’t really felt much worry about pressing it. All over the internet you’ll find articles about the best time to […]
Mistakes + Forgiveness and a Lily Jade Giveaway!
“Mom, you sound like a weally loud lion.” He said it with sadness in his eyes and a shivering bottom lip. I could see the tears beginning to fall and I opened my arms to my sweet, sensitive 3 year old. Uh! I totally suck! Who yells like that? Who loses self-control over something so trivial? Apparently me. Me, the […]
The Better Question — What Can I Give?
Dear Lord, give me strength. Give me patience. Give me calm. Give me health. Help Max to listen. Make Reid take a solid morning nap. Help me to prioritize and be productive. Patience too, did I mention that? I need patience. Big time. These are the words that shuffle through my mind and off my lips most […]
Grace Upon Grace
9:38pm. Deep breaths. Two children down. One to go. Tomorrow’s clothes are laid out. Kids hair is washed. The vacuum is running. Thank you Jesus for Roomba! I sway and hum to our favorite sleepy song. I squeeze Reid a little tighter. My darling little one. He sighs and draws closer to my chest; to […]
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Lessons From the Womb
Overdue. That is the state of my life at the moment. In between the Christmas celebration and New Year’s Eve, I’m left waiting. Twirling my thumbs and watching for “signs” – of which there are none. I’ve always been fantastic at preaching “guess dates” when it comes to baby birth days. It’s an easy place […]
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The “Lovely” Things No One Tells You About Postpartum Life
I’ve been giddy to share today’s post because there is nothing better than sharing the ugly truth and then matching it up with a solution or two. Moms are like that, I suppose. We’re fixers. Got a problem? I’ve got a fix for ya! Dealing with something ugly? Let’s work together to make it lovely! […]
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