In just a few short weeks I will be unplugging my TV and physically removing it from my living room for 100 days. Why?? If you don't already know, I now have a 6 year old, a 4 year old and a 2 year old. We watch some form of TV every day. I am… Continue reading 100 Days of NO TV
Motherhood has been such a rollercoaster. I still don't really know if I have completely accepted the fact that this is my life. It all happened so fast and in the midst of many other transitions. It is hard work and it can be stressful and completely draining and exhausting. It seems like I will be doing this forever...I know it will feel like all of a sudden I will blink and my children are adults. Part of me is excited for that season, and part of me doesn't want it to come too fast.
So, apparently kids get 4 to 6 colds a year (this is according to WebMD, but our local doctor said 5 to 7). I don't know about you but I am so over this cold and flu season. I'm sick of doing all the things to try and stay healthy, and in my experience so far, doing… Continue reading When We Became The Sick Family
I've been battling a bad cold this week and have been feeling really foggy and run down. There have been some funny/interesting/random moments this week that maybe will give you a laugh or an idea. Enjoy! I let my kids cut and paste images from an IKEA magazine onto construction paper and told them to… Continue reading 5 Funny Things I Did By Friday
Drowsiness ensues as I lay in my bed wondering whether or not I will say goodnight to my husband before the nocturnal demands overtake my exhausted body. BUZZ! goes the dryer. I’ll get it tomorrow. Cheerios are scattered across half of the living room floor with the vacuum standing as a borderline between the clean… Continue reading Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)
Two years in a row my husband has been out of town over Valentine's Day, and that's actually okay with me. We try to make a point to make special time for each other throughout the year, so going out on Valentine's Day doesn't have a ton of weight for us. But, what am I… Continue reading How I Plan to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without My Husband