How’s The TV Fast Going????!?!?!?! Day 71. (Shh I cheated)

I haven’t forgotten!!! There have just been so many things to do, other stuff to think about, things to write about, the TV fast has not been on my mind hardly at all lately. I think that must mean the fast is accomplishing it’s purpose?? If you are like, WHAT is she talking about. GoContinue reading “How’s The TV Fast Going????!?!?!?! Day 71. (Shh I cheated)”

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 beenContinue reading “Painted walls & Vintage Toys: A Thursday Update”

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 atContinue reading “My Go To Car Activities for Kids on Amazon!”

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 tryContinue reading “The Plight of The Perioding Mama”

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””

“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 upContinue reading ““Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God”

100 Days of NO TV

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 amContinue reading “100 Days of NO TV”

When We Became The Sick Family

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, doingContinue reading “When We Became The Sick Family”