1,000 Thanks – Part 1

I recently read 1,000 Gifts by Ann Voskamp and I LOVED IT (FYI this is not a sponsored post). I seriously loved it so much, I think everyone should read it. I was inspired to begin my own list of 1,000 gifts that I am thankful for.  This is part one of the list, I'm going to … Continue reading 1,000 Thanks – Part 1

This Momma Body

The past years have been such a journey in allowing myself grace in the wide swings from healthy, to plump to and in between as I have grown three sweet babies.  I know so many woman recover quickly from having babies.  For sure with my first kid, at the young age of 25, I wiggled … Continue reading This Momma Body

New Post on Her View from Home

Guys, I'm so pumped to share that I have a real, live post on a real live website that real people go to.  Not to discredit my personal blog but I see how many people click on my posts.  I am quite aware that the reach of my personal online venting is pretty short. The … Continue reading New Post on Her View from Home

Words of Hope in Tragic Times

Every time I see the news my heart sinks.  Another demonstration of evil and hate.  More senseless death, destruction, tragedy.  I carry the information the TV brings me like a weight around my neck.  Tears fills my eyes, anger fills my heart.  Why, again?  What do I do? How do I stay brave in this … Continue reading Words of Hope in Tragic Times

Kindergarten Part 2: A New Season

Growing up is hard to do. That's what they say right? They must have meant watching kids grow is hard to do. Watching your kids grow forces us to rip the emotional bandaid off over and over. Push them kids ahead when everything in you wants to hold them tight.  You gotta embrace the next … Continue reading Kindergarten Part 2: A New Season

Kindergarten Part 1: Five reasons why we are Homeschooling

In a few short weeks our oldest son begins Kindergarten.  His preschool years are over (insert crying emoji).  He graduates into the world of learning, schedules and heightened expectations! OH MY! Since about the time Isaac turned three I started to contemplate our school options.  In today's climate school feels complicated, just visit any park … Continue reading Kindergarten Part 1: Five reasons why we are Homeschooling

Tips on How to Keep your House Tidy with Kids

We all tend to land in different spots on the whole keeping the house tidy with little kids in the house thing.  Some of us just throw up our hands and let the chaos rule.  Others of us spend our days trailing behind our littles restoring our homes back to perfection as soon as possible. … Continue reading Tips on How to Keep your House Tidy with Kids

Eight Tips for Keeping a Connected Marriage While Parenting

  The old saying is first comes love and then comes marriage, right? That is true if you're lucky when you find a partner but is also true when making the giant leap into parenthood.  First you fall in love hard with this human. Miraculous, helpless, sweet baby and then life starts happening again and … Continue reading Eight Tips for Keeping a Connected Marriage While Parenting

My Struggle with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

I've been thinking a lot about how to write about my story with postpartum depression and anxiety over the past few years for a little while and honestly I don't know where to start.  Trying to convey the details of this web that tangled me up amidst these joy filled years feels a little overwhelming. … Continue reading My Struggle with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Living Regret Free

I've been thinking a lot about how we ended up here? If you would have asked me what I thought my life would be like in 5 years, 5 years ago... my answers I know would have me landing in a very different place than I am.   Something messed up the plan, changed my … Continue reading Living Regret Free