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
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!
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
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”
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
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
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
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