Celebrating Thanksgiving with Toddlers: Survival Tips from A Great Baby

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Toddlers!

PREPARE The best way to help toddlers get ready for Thanksgiving day, is too let them know what to expect.¬† Who will be there? What will happen? What foods will be served? Tell them! They will love feeling in the loop. It will help them transition into a new and overwhelming event, much better. Let your child bring a favorite …

Happy Birthday and Some Daisies

I don’t sit down to blog very often. Being honest, I don’t sit down often. But there is a¬†special reason for me to ponder a little bit today, and to get personal with you guys. I never actually know who reads these blogs, and it’s easy to tell myself that nobody will, but I know better. I am a true …

Right on Time

Adventure Outdoors Personalized Baby Swaddle Blanket

June 28, 2017   My oldest sister and her husband didn’t find out what the gender of their fourth child would be. They kept the name a secret too. Of course, no one knew if baby would arrive early, on time, or late. When I got the birth announcement, I started sobbing. With the arrival of one little boy, three …

Can I Ask You Something Really Awkward?

  December 07, 2016 Lately I have sworn off shopping with the kids. It is too stressful. If we can’t make it thru the dollar section of Target, I should take a hint. They don’t love shopping, as much as I do. I go into this sort of Zombie “everything is beautiful, I must look at everything at Target” state …

Not Picture Perfect

  August 18, 2016 As a mom with two kids under five, I have found new ways to express my creativity. Instagram is a good example. I can see the beauty in something and capture it at a good angle (especially if I take fifteen photos of it). I add some light. I increase the contrast and hue. I spend …

A Letter to A Young Mom

August 01, 2016 Dear Mommy, I see you struggling with those kids, and it takes me back in time twenty-seven years. I know how hard it is Mama. I remember needing to feel like everything was done perfectly and dreading the fear of judgement if it wasn’t. I remember all the wisdom of more seasoned Christian mommies who looked like …