My own 20 minutes in Heaven

faith, Marriage, motherhood

For #ThankANun day last Tuesday I decided to do more than just fill up social newsfeeds with hashtags and actually do what John Schlimm hoped people would do on that day – aside from buying his book of course. I decided to sit down and write a real thank you card to the “Nuns” who had played […]

May 7, 2015

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

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

Because I’m NOT a Super Mom {Five Minute Friday}

Five Minute Friday, motherhood, Random

Today’s Yesterday’s Five Minute Friday Word prompt hosted by Kate Motaung for today is: Because [GO] Because I am not a Super Mom that’s why I am not the “perfect” mother some may see when they look at me or visit this blog I grumble I grouch I yell, scream, stomp my feet and make weird snort noises that sometimes […]

September 27, 2014

My baby is 2! {How to survive and Enjoy Motherhood}


Yesterday we celebrated our baby’s 2nd birthday! It’s hard to believe two years has gone by since his exciting birth. You can read about all the excitement – and grossness – of his birth here if you are so inclined. The birthday went very well; it was a nice, relaxing, and fun day for everyone. […]

August 17, 2014