Though they love when I plan Pinterest-worthy crafts, they are just as happy with simpler art projects. The beginning of the year is a great time to empty out your pantry. A little glue and construction paper can transform leftover pasta, rice and dried beans into beautiful artwork. Budding chefs will enjoy making “soup” with a bowlful of snow and leftover cereal and food coloring.
And then my mind lands on one of the most powerful moments from the first year. I’m sitting in my counselor’s office, eyes wet, nose runny and voice crackly as I recall that first moment, the one where I felt so uprooted just after labor and delivery. We processed through the depression and anxiety tied to that moment. Her words pointed me beyond myself – “You aren’t alone in the experience of being separated from your child…”
My 12-year-old daughter eats, sleeps, and breathes football. She has played on several flag and tackle football teams over the years and recently joined the Jr. High football team. During her free time, you can either find her at...
Both of our older kids learned to ride a bike at a young age. Our daughter was four and our son was three. It has been hands down one of the most fun things they have learned. Family walks...
Do you ever feel like no matter what you do, you just aren't good enough? That you don’t measure up or make the cut? I do. Parenting is hard. And in today’s world it always feels like a competition. Little...
It was dinner time on a Sunday evening. We were finishing up an early meal so that we could make it to church on time. There was giggling, food-swapping, and a little one attempting to tell a grand tale....
Easter is by far one of my favorite things about Spring. In fact, fourteen years ago, my youngest son was born on Easter Sunday. I love that there is always so much to do during the weeks leading up...
It’s that time of year again when Spring consignment sales begin to pop up around the city! And it is the perfect time for cleaning out your closets, earning money for your little one’s outgrown clothes and finding great deals...
From time to time, I see entitlement begin to take over my household. When the kids take on a self-centered mindset, and gratitude becomes lacking, I know that it is time to take the focus off of ourselves and...
He was 1 pound, 11 ounces – the tiniest human I had ever seen. Our micro-preemie. His body was the size of a vending-machine soda bottle with a tennis-ball head perched on top. Matchstick fingers and toes wiggled madly. Waiting for Contact I...

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