kids, motherhood, Parenthood, Uncategorized

#WhyMyKidisCrying Today I was the Mean Mom

Today, I was the mean mom for countless reasons. And tonight, I feel like a terrible mom because I always hate seeing my kid's face melt into sad tears, whether fake or real, when she is upset.

Christianity, faith, Lifestyle, motherhood, Uncategorized

A Pair of Gloves is One of the Best Purchases I’ve Made

I made one of the best purchase recently. I found latex-free multi-purpose reusable cleaning gloves. This may seem like a silly or non exciting purchase, but let me explain why it is so important to me. See these hands? They are worn and withered. They are broken, bloody, and rough like leather. They aren't pretty… Continue reading A Pair of Gloves is One of the Best Purchases I’ve Made

Lifestyle, Marriage, Uncategorized

Our First Date was on Valentine’s Day, and We Don’t Celebrate

My husband and I had our very first date on Valentine's Day. And, let me tell you, it wasn't romantic at all. We had been building our friendship before we decided on a date. And,when we did decide to go on a date, we both agreed that February 14th would work with absolutely no pressure… Continue reading Our First Date was on Valentine’s Day, and We Don’t Celebrate

faith, kids, Lifestyle, motherhood, Parenthood, Uncategorized

Chores, Control, & Toddlers: Learning to Trust God in the Process

Do you have control issues? I know I do, especially when it comes to things done around the house. If we had a dishwasher, I'd want my husband to load it a certain way. I have to trust that he would so it 'right.' But, we don't, so I have a never ending pile of… Continue reading Chores, Control, & Toddlers: Learning to Trust God in the Process

Christianity, kids, Lifestyle, motherhood, Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Uncategorized

Momma, You are Where You are Meant to Be

I have a lot to get done today. My to-do list seems to keep growing, and my schedule is a little shifted around today to accommodate for everything. I have places to be, people to meet, and chores to do. Really, its not my typical day. I'm not that important. But, then, life happened. My… Continue reading Momma, You are Where You are Meant to Be

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I’m Not a Fan of New Year’s Resolutions

I'm not a fan of New Year's Resolutions. I think that, in a lot of ways, they allot for excuses. Now, before I lose you, hear me out. Why wait until a whole New Year to make a change? I've made plenty of resolutions, anything ranging from health, to reading my Bible daily. They have… Continue reading I’m Not a Fan of New Year’s Resolutions

Lifestyle, motherhood, Parenthood, Uncategorized

13 Thoughts on Moving

This week is moving week. Again. The hubby and I have coined ourselves the official nomads. We move A LOT. I guess you could say we are adventurous? We have both had major experiences, especially moving states, but, this time, its just to a new neighborhood. Its a little different with having a kid, though.… Continue reading 13 Thoughts on Moving

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

This morning, as I did a grocery run, a woman in the lane next to me rolled her window down and asked if she could jump in front of me when the light turned green. I said, "Yes!" And she thanked me and told me I was beautiful, and wished me a good day. Honestly,… Continue reading A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

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Toddlers are SO Embarrassing, but are SO Worth It!

I left the library today with sweat rolling off of me. I juggled a squirmy toddler and a bag of books, while trying to avoid rain puddles and utter embarrassment. We made a trip to the library today, and what I thought would be a fun experience was not. The play area was overly crowded… Continue reading Toddlers are SO Embarrassing, but are SO Worth It!