Today was a beautiful day; the morning was cool, but nice, and by afternoon the sun was shining strongly and continued through the evening, where the temperature returned to a comfortable range. It really was the perfect day for our planned activity of raspberry and blueberry picking. If I uploaded photos from today’s adventure, you … Continue reading Social Media vs. Reality
Zoey is the best worst cat but my kids are absolutely obsessed with her. Here’s a small breakdown of every single day: -The kids wake up and upon going downstairs immediately begin a hunt to find Zoey. -No matter how engrossed the kids are in any type of play or activity, if they spot Zoey, they … Continue reading The Morochs Celebrate the Best Worst Cat
The internet is inundated with memes about people obsessed with dogs. I have friends who have dogs who are treated better than my children are and are probably given more attention than my children get. Me? I can stay a week at a friend’s house and only accidentally touch their dog once. I can forget … Continue reading The Best Worst Cat
Now this is a story all about how My insides got turned all around And I’d like to take a minute to share with you How life has been since our family last grew I went to the hospital on the seventh of May Thinking that I’d have a son and soon be walking away … Continue reading Now This Is A Story All About How…
It has been two hundred and thirty-nine days since I found out I was pregnant with my third. And guess what? I am no closer to naming this child now than I was over two hundred days ago. I envy those people who have concrete names chosen before conception and share a name at the … Continue reading What’s in a name?
Twenty-two. That’s the number of kids’ birthday parties that we attended in 2018. The number doesn’t include those that we couldn’t make it to, adults and family members, and my own kids’ parties. While it’s no secret that I enjoy planning birthday parties for my own kids, I must admit that I love celebrating birthdays for … Continue reading Parties Every Weekend? No problem!
Unless you’ve been hibernating, you know that Marie Kondo is sweeping the nation (well, nations). I’ve seen countless memes, buy/sell/trade posts, articles, and social media posts about tidying up. Even my inbox isn't safe! While the KonMari method has brought me a lot of joy, it has also sparked a lot of sadness for me. … Continue reading My Joy is Not Sparked
Once upon a time, I had a job and did this thing that people refer to as “work”. My husband and I always knew that staying at home was important to us, so when we found out we were expecting our first child, we immediately made plans for me to quit my job as the … Continue reading Off to Find Myself a Leprechaun
I’d love to share with you about why my family wears purple all November long. I’d love to tell you why epilepsy awareness matters. But I can’t. I need to tell you about a friend I have. I have this one friend who, for years, was more of an acquaintance. I borderline idolized her … Continue reading In November, We Wear Purple
I don’t think I’ve ever made a New Year’s Resolution. I have just never felt that the turn of a year was substantial in a way that it propelled me to want to do (or not do) anything. I guess I have always figured if I was ready to make a change that I’d … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution Status: FAIL