Me, Mommy

Let’s Talk Vacations With Small Kids

Let's talk family vacations with small kids, shall we? Before I get into anything on my mind about this topic, please know I love my family with my whole heart. I'm always grateful for any and all trips we get to take, no matter how far away or how many days. Making memories, traveling to… Continue reading Let’s Talk Vacations With Small Kids

Mommy

Dear Mom, Now I Know

For many years I never truly understood what being a mom really meant. I looked at my baby pictures and you were always smiling so big. You always had fun activities for us to do and dressed me in frilly little dresses. I was thankful for such a great childhood, but I never knew what… Continue reading Dear Mom, Now I Know

Marriage, Me, Mommy

Fly on the Wall

I remember hearing the phrase, "If I could be a fly on the wall" so many times in my life. As a child I literally imagined being a tiny insect sitting on a wall watching everything going on in the room. What must that look like? Now that I'm older I still wonder what I… Continue reading Fly on the Wall

Me, Mommy

Siblings Are a Gift

When I was 5 my whole life changed, only at the time I didn't realize it. I knew my mom was having a baby, but at that age it's hard to really understand what that means. She made it to her due date, but something happened. There was no longer a heartbeat. My beautiful sister;… Continue reading Siblings Are a Gift

Me

Pumpkin Eyes

Pumpkin carving. A tradition I fondly remember from childhood that I'm now passing on to my offspring. Such warm, cozy thoughts of picking out just the right pumpkin to dissect. It needs to be round, but tall. A long stem, but not too curved. No bumps or warts or dents. We ask a lot from… Continue reading Pumpkin Eyes