One Last Breastfeeding with my Two-Year-Old


babies, breastfeeding, motherhood

A few weeks ago, I realized it had been almost a week since my 2 year-old had nursed. I felt emotionally conflicted. On the one hand, I was relieved to be done. On the other, my heart ached because I couldn’t remember when the last time was. It was just suddenly over. One day I […]

April 23, 2015

You Know There’s a Toddler in the House When…


babies, motherhood, parenting, Random

Ever since the “baby” started walking and toddling around, I’ve been snapping pictures of all the strange items I find around the house that are living proof that a toddler indeed lurks around these parts. After several months, I finally collected the good ones and share them here with you for entertainment on this cold […]

March 3, 2014

5 Favorites {DIY Baby Halloween Costumes}


5 Favorites, babies

Joining in Mrs. Moxie Wif’e’s 5 Favorites again with 5 favorite DIY Baby Halloween Costume ideas from Pinterest.  ~ 1 ~ What’s goes together better than milk and cookies? The only problem with this is that I’d want to eat my baby. I find it amusingly appropriate that the mom is wearing the milk.  ~ 2 ~ […]

October 16, 2013

Dad is Fat {a Book Review}


babies, birth, Book Review, Books, Dessert, Family, Food, Marriage, parenting, pregnancy

My eldest brother gave me the gift of laughter for my birthday this year when he sent me Jim Gaffigan’s Dad Is Fat book.  I immensely enjoyed reading this. It was as enjoyable as eating a delicious sugar-filled delicacy, each chapter like a new cream-filled pastry to inhale leaving me only craving more. Why am I comparing […]

October 6, 2013

Thankful Thursday August 8


babies, faith, Family, Joyful, Learning Together, Marriage, motherhood, Thankful Thursday

“A grateful heart silences a complaining voice.” – Bishop Emeritus Eugene Gerber This week, I’m thankful for all these things that bring me so much JOY and silence my complaints: Rain, rain, rain! No flooding in our house. {Though I’m praying for those who are dealing with this.} Lots of rain = a luscious garden! […]

August 8, 2013