I recently wrote about seasons of life. With kids around, quiet time is precious and hard to find. I'm still waking up throughout the night to nurse a baby or sooth a toddler. Luckily my older boys sleep great! As a matter of fact, they're the opposite of the little guys. The big boys have… Continue reading How do you make time for God?
Being a mom is hard!! I think I'm going to have an hour to myself because the baby is finally asleep, schoolwork is finished for the day and the big kids have taken the toddler outside to play. I forget that it's almost lunch time. I hurriedly get out my computer because I have an… Continue reading Mommy Seasons
I live in a bubble, surrounded by only what I choose to let in. I'm not sure how, or why I get to have this life. I know that it can all disappear in an instant. So, even on "tough" days like the day after the time change, I will choose to see the beauty life has to offer. I will choose to appreciate my life, my family, friends and home.
Is it just me, or has oatmeal become a little overwhelming?! There's steel cut oats, rolled oats, fast cooking oats and instant oats. You can cook them on the stove top, in the microwave or with boiling water. You can bake your oats or cook them in your crockpot. Then there's overnight oats, prepared with… Continue reading How do you like your oatmeal?
One of the reasons finding balance in life can be difficult, is because life is ever changing. As we grow and change, so do our interests, jobs, and priorities.
If you're a parent, chances are you've felt like this. Felt like the world's biggest failure, that you have no idea what you're doing, that you're just not cut out for this. Those moments when your toddler just won't calm down, he's totally amped and there's absolutely nothing you can do about it. You leave… Continue reading I’m Not Cut Out For This!
Music is something that can be found in our home every day. I sing to my kids to be playful, when I want to entertain or pre-occupy them and when I want to calm them down. I'll catch myself singing to myself when I'm happy. It always brings a smile to my face when I… Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star