I admit, before I had kids, my thoughts about parenting and raising kids was set in stone. It is always easier to think your way would be better than others. Then reality hits and you actually have kids and things are not how you imagined it would be. Recently, my two oldest sons spent a week… Continue reading Before and After Kids—Camp Experience
Eric and I have always loved to have friendly debates. The most hotly discussed topic has been the use of social media in our relationship. The use of phones, tablets and laptops have become the roadblocks in our conversations and quality time. My husband argues that I spend more time on Facebook then talking about… Continue reading Love & Technology
As a mother, my time is divided between my husband, my children, my job and what's left over is trying to maintain a chaotic household. Some days I pat myself on the back because I helped my kids with their homework, cooked dinner and even managed to do a load or two of laundry. Other… Continue reading A Long Awaited Escape
As a mother of 5 children, I look back and realize I never had a plan on how many children I wanted. I can't imagine what my life would be like if I thought about child bearing as most people with common sense do. Kids are expensive. How will we pay for college? I'm too… Continue reading A Different Kind Of Perfect
So, you have read my first 2 pregnancy and labor experiences. And I'm sitting here thinking, three more to go. Can I write anything new and different and fun? And I'm sure you are thinking, "Goodness! Do we have to read 3 more of her pregnancies?" I'm going to save both of us the trouble and… Continue reading More Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from a mom of 5
Pregnancy is a wonderful soulful miracle. Whether you're religious or spiritual, we can all agree that carrying this precious tiny human affirms how spectacular life is and will always be. Everyone says each pregnancy is different. Each labor is different. Each child is different. And what you do, what you eat and how you feel… Continue reading Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from A Mom of 5
Kids are amazing little people that have a mind of their own. They will make you laugh, cry and sometimes question your parenting skills. But I would never change one thing in these past years with my children.