Tornado Toddlers and Legos, Help Me!


Home, Home Organization, Sibling Bickery

Last Friday, I sat down to do a 7 Quick Takes post, except, as you all know, it’s nearly impossible for me to write anything short and “Quick”. Once my fingers hit the keyboard, my brain goes into overdrive and the words come zooming out. So the next few posts will be a condensed version […]

March 2, 2015

What NBC’s Parenthood Show Taught me about Love {No Major Spoilers}


faith, Family, Life, Marriage, motherhood, parenting, Random

  {I tried hard to use general examples from the show so there aren’t any major spoilers as long as you know the basics.} Six years ago my husband and I started watching NBC’s Parenthood show and last week we watched the last curtain close. Not to get all sentimental and silly but I’m really […]

February 1, 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

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

Who am I?? {The Mother Identity Crisis}


Beauty, faith, Family, friendship and family, homemaker, Marriage, motherhood, parenting, Random, Women, Writing

Every time I have a baby, I feel like I go through a sort of identity crisis. And the funny thing is, as I reflect back on the years and times after each of our 4 kids, it seems I follow a circular pattern with these crises. Yet, when I’m in it, it feels completely new […]

September 25, 2013