A Real Job

Welcome to the January 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: The More Things Stay the Same This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have talked about the continuity and constancy in their lives. Please read to the end […]

Birthday Wish List

October is birthday month around here. Which means preparation begins in September. Specifically September 9th (the day after my sister’s birthday).  You see, growing up I wasn’t allowed to discuss my birthday until after Katie’s birthday ended. Seems like a good parenting plan. Totally giving my mom a high five. Although, back then I didn’t […]

Bathroom Fun + Living Arrows

This post could not be more unrelated – something fun and something to make you think. That’s how these days of mothering go though, wouldn’t you agree? Lots and lots of fun which is often closely related to messes and then the things that make you step back and really think and pray and trust […]

The History of Four Eyes

It was the summer before 4th grade. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and my family and I were at a minor league baseball game. Not my favorite activity, but hey, what’s an eight year old to do other than tag along? My mama asked me the score of the game and a squinted […]

{GUEST POST} Dominic’s Birth Story

After my mama wrote my birth story for my birthday, Dominic’s mom offered to write his birth story! I’m so excited to have both of our stories logged away for posterity’s sake. I didn’t want to wait until May to publish Dom’s story, so in celebration of his half birthday I’m posting it today. Thanks […]

Rock! Chalk! Jayhawk!

SportsFreak365.com is your new favorite online source for all best team gear. It’s got clothing, tailgating supplies, home decor and more! Thank you to SportsFreak365.com for sponsoring this post. 2007 March Madness – KU is #1! Rock! Chalk! Jayhawk! Before I met my husband, those three words were foreign to me. To say I’m sports […]

Educational Travel | Pennsylvania, New Mexico & Louisiana

Welcome to the June edition of Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Vacation and Travel.This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by The Positive Parenting Connection and Authentic Parenting. This month our participants are sharing ideas, inspiration and information on travel and vacations! Please read to the end to find […]

Flashback Friday

My mama mailed these to me the other week and I couldn’t help but share them! My sisters and I being a sweet little co-sleeping bunch back in 1992 :) … Oh so many ways to follow along … Blog – GFC – Blog Lovin’ – Facebook – Twitter – Pinterest – Vote