one on one time and the large(ish) family

My oldest son actually spent some time as “the middle child” before we decided to add another little monster darling to our family. Because of this, our second youngest child got “the baby of the Keep Reading

Menu Monday

It’s Monday again! Time to fill up those pantries and feel confident that dinner is planned and ready. No more worrying 15 minutes before the Witching Hour what you could possibly concoct with a jar of Keep Reading

A guide to diminishing toddler tantrums

You ever have those days where your kids are having a meltdown everywhere you look? That’s rhetorical. I know you do.  When my kids are fighting and fussing and crying and I think I’m going Keep Reading

I Stopped Making Excuses, You Can Too

“I don’t have time. It’s too hard. I don’t know how other people do it.” Getting healthy isn’t a chore. It’s a choice. If you find yourself saying you don’t have time and it’s too Keep Reading

8 Tips for Finding Your Center When Stress Has Taken Ov...

You ever get so wrapped up in life that sometimes you just need a time out? When I get to that point, I’m generally so mentally taxed that I don’t even know what to do Keep Reading

Angel Baby

I know it’s Mother’s Day, and all you mamas should be celebrating, but I have a weight on my heart today. We planned on announcing our third pregnancy on this very special day. Things will Keep Reading

How I solved the hangry meltdown

My toddler can get squirrely in the 20 minutes or so leading up to lunch. It’s hard for him to wait for the food to be ready and it’s hard for him to find something Keep Reading