Share in my struggles, triumphs, fears, joys, and overall craziness that is parenting of three under 4. You know that I know that you know parenting is not for the faint of heart!

I recently posted a <small> diatribe about the current Valentine’s Day box situation… and it kind of exploded. What situation you ask? Well, THIS situation…   My oldest is in Kindergarten this year so I’m new to all the rules and regulations (read: the unspoken but highly sought-after[…]

It is a pleasure to reblog a great post about overcoming fear. Abbey has wonderful advice and pulled some amazing scriptures out! She is giving away a copy of Helicopter Mom as well. You can enter the giveaway here.   Being afraid for our kids comes naturally, but[…]

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. I have to admit that I didn’t know this until this morning. Though we had children late in life, Gabe and I are blessed in that we’ve not ever had to experience loss in this way. However, as a[…]

Picking up my child at school the other day I happened to be at just the right spot where I could watch the ‘walk-up’ line. As the bell rang and school let out, child after child came running from the doors, backpacks in place, papers in hand, lunch[…]

Jonah, my 3-year old and I have a game we like to play. We try to outdo each other in the love department. Usually our conversations go something to the effect of- Me: Jonah I love you to the moon. Him: I love you to the stars! Me:[…]

Good morning dear ones, wanted to encourage you this morning with some nude words. This is from a post I contributed to Mom-Sense last week but thought you may enjoy it as well. In short, I want us to be naked with joy, nude in our cleanliness, praising[…]

I sat in church yesterday, not my own home church, but one about 15 minutes away from our town. I was there to pray with and for a fellow family with a Down syndrome baby. We had never met before yesterday, except online through our local Ds chapter,[…]

Our house has a weekly “sleepover” where my two boys and I get to go to sleep in the “big bed” together. It’s a fun night that we all look forward to, filled with wriggles, giggles, reading, singing, and various episodes of borderline insanity that may (and more[…]

This last week has been hard. I mean HARD! No, nobody died, I didn’t lose any limbs, the house did not burn down, and all our pets and houseplants are still alive… and  yet, I feel like I’ve been beaten on the inside with a baseball bat. I[…]

This, my friends, is my 3-year old’s bedside table. It gives me hives just to look at it, and what little OCD I do have tends to go into overdrive when I walk in his room. We don’t actually allow toys with them during naptimes and overnight (as[…]