How I Met Your Father

This was originally published in 2016, and it’s suuuuper long. But in honor of my 18th (EIGHTEENTH!!!) anniversary yesterday, I’m sharing it again. Kids, I’m going to tell you an incredible story, the story of how I met your father… My family moved right before my junior year of high school.  Your Grandma and Grandpa (My […]

Things We Simply HAVE to Do Every Day

There are certain things I absolutely have to do every single day in order to function properly. If I don’t, my whole day is worse. I’m not always good at actually getting around to each and every one of them, but when I do, everything else seems to fall into place. I bet you have […]

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Self Care: Essential for Moms

Self care. It’s a weird phrase. It sounds a little selfish or narcissistic to be throwing around a phrase like that all the time, but it’s something I’m developing a deep belief in. Self care is essential for everyone, especially moms. My whole life I looked forward to being a mom. But when I got […]

Seven Ways to Survive a Busy Husband Without Losing Your Dang Mind

Evenings when the hubby is gone at meetings are so hard and make the long days even longer. Sometimes you just have to say “To heck!” with all your mommy ideals, let go of the guilt, and go into survival mode so you don’t lose your mind trying to hold down the fort on your own.

God, Legitly Our Father

Today* I was feeding my 3 month old baby a bottle.  He was hungry, and he was downing it. But I stopped him halfway through to burp him because he has a tendency to get gassy. Like, screaming in pain, gassy.  And he spits up so much we’re worried that he doesn’t get any nutrition. […]