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
I know I’m not the only one to always here about how great Target is. Supposedly it’s a magical place full of endless treasures and sucks both your soul and your money from you. I hear that it’s a welcomed vacation for mothers, a reprieve for anyone looking to get lost in unneeded items, and … Continue reading Target, Schmarget
Most people who have bucket lists have well-thought of things they would like to do or accomplish. Not surprisingly, I don’t fall into this category. I have had a couple of bucket list items, most of which are so unsubstantial that I ultimately end up forgetting what they were. There are a couple, however, that … Continue reading Livin’ that Bucket List Life
Remember that time I wrote a post about how amazing my husband is? Well, this one is nothing like that one. Someone is bound to be able to relate to this lovely significant other rant. Or maybe not. Maybe I’m the only one who gets irritated by things that aren’t actually important or irritating worthy. … Continue reading I Love My Husband, Repeat 10x or Until Convinced