Dear sweet child, You did it! Your first year of school ended today and you made it through the year better than I could have imagined. I don't think it's really hit either of us that it's over. These last few weeks have been a whirl of birthday parties and last soccer practices and games… Continue reading A Letter on the Last Day of Kindergarten
It's no shock if you've been following along for a while or if you know me...I like organization. I like things in their place, events planned down to the minute and tidy surroundings. It's just a part of my life that brought either joy or anxiety… ...Until I failed. You see, I listened to everyone's… Continue reading I’m Happy My Mom Plan Failed…Here’s Why
I don't live in the country. Sometimes I'd like to. I'd plant my own garden and maybe get a fainting goat or a miniature pony. Definitely a tiny pig. For now, I live on a street with many other houses. We aren't close enough to pass sugar to each other through the windows, but there… Continue reading Why Did the Rooster Cross the Road?
I homeschooled my first child. It wasn't long, just for preschool, but that year was such a sweet and fun time. I made lesson plans and prepped materials each night. We started off with rug time and learned days of the week, months and weather. That turned into reading a book about the day's lesson… Continue reading A Mother’s Butterfly Life Cycle
Everyone grab a party hat! I'm back! Time to celebrate! I haven't posted in a few weeks. Has anyone missed me? No? Maybe just a little? My life has been pure craziness lately. The forecast for next month looks to be even crazier. It's ok, I just don't have much time to do anything right… Continue reading 9 Things: Part 2
It was about this same time last year. A time when my eyes were perpetually red and puffy from crying every 10 minutes. My first child, my little sidekick, my hilarious little buddy was going to kindergarten. I was determined I would not survive the first two weeks and couldn't even imagine beyond that. We… Continue reading If You Have Kids, Remember These 4 Words…
My husband wrote a letter to me. About me. First let me say, I got his approval to share this. Trust me, I know how scary it can be to share written thoughts. I have a pep talk with myself each time I share a blog post. It's like freeing little thought butterflies. You think… Continue reading A Letter From My Husband