Family, Motherhood

Painted walls & Vintage Toys: A Thursday Update

Just want to say thanks for following my blog. It means a lot to have you around! This week my husband is gone leading a youth mission trip out west. My mom has been hanging out with us and helping with the kids so I can work on some projects around the house I've been… Continue reading Painted walls & Vintage Toys: A Thursday Update

Product Reviews, Uncategorized

My Go To Car Activities for Kids on Amazon!

We recently went on a road trip (about a 12 hour drive not including stop times). I wanted to be well prepared for our time in the car with the kids. As a 6, 4, and 2 year old sometimes being in the car for long periods of time get really hard. We're not at… Continue reading My Go To Car Activities for Kids on Amazon!

Motherhood, Product Reviews, Women's Health

The Plight of The Perioding Mama

One day you’ll go to the bathroom and find a bunch of empty applicators lying there and you literally have no idea when or how it happened. You’re just trying to take care of yourself for crying out loud, isn’t there a better way!? So you get this great idea, you think, I know, I’ll try… Continue reading The Plight of The Perioding Mama

Family, Motherhood, Testimony

That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”

1 year ago it was the day before Father's day and 2 days before our anniversary. We had a getaway planned the next night to celebrate our anniversary. My husband was preaching that Sunday and being commissioned with the youth group for the upcoming mission trip that would begin 1 week later. 1 year ago,… Continue reading That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”

Family, Motherhood, Testimony

“Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

Just like I've seen ear infections 'come back' after the antibiotics were done could mean the same thing might be possible with a UTI, right? Early in May Rosie got sick suddenly with a fever and pain she described to me was when going to the bathroom. A round of medicine seemed to clear up… Continue reading “Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

Confessions of a pastors wife, Ministry, Motherhood

Confessions of a Pastors Wife: an open letter to my church family

An open apology letter to my church family Dear church, I am sorry that you had to stand there witnessing my obstinate 2 year old crying after I caught him trying to sneak into the children's church cracker stash. He has been trying these tricks more in the last couple of weeks at home too.… Continue reading Confessions of a Pastors Wife: an open letter to my church family