Category Archives: Family Life

The motive in the mess . . .

With an experienced egg scrambler on the scene, I reluctanly said yes to the surprise.  I could fake that the overView full post »

A classroom rescue and how deschooling rescued me

The revelation that homeschool was on my horizon for the next school year (2nd grade) had recently sunk in (recentlyView full post »

Daddy + Daughter Eye Candy . . .

I have the pleasure of having a front row seat to the building of this beautiful love story.  The kind of love a girlView full post »

The affordable vacation we take every year. . .

  Staycations are a mainstay of our summer adventure – part tradition, part necessity. With severalView full post »

The seemingly routine, will become the Priceless . . .

These are magical, frustrating, busy, delightful years – The parenting of Littles that is. This season is so veryView full post »

Road Trip to the Mountains

We celebrated Mike’s 43rd birthday with a trip over the river and through the woods to the beautifulView full post »

Puppy Love {literally}!!

This bunch of crazies has invited another crazy into our Abode.  Miss Willa is 9 weeks old and is a mini tornado {sheView full post »

Love Made Visible . . .

When I think back almost twenty years ago to the twenty-year-younger me, I am sooooo thankful that God had a betterView full post »

The Questions That Will Save Your Relationships

Author:  Glennon Doyle Melton When I was a mama of three very tiny, very messy, very beautiful rug rats, we had DAYSView full post »

The Undeniable Gift of Everyday . . .

I vow, that it will never take a tragedy to remind me that everyday is indeed a gift.  So, if I lost I wouldView full post »

Decking the Halls with Littles . . . It’s sentimental, but it ain’t pretty

Christmas threw up on my house AGAIN this year.       I’ve come to accept the season in my lifeView full post »

I am Thankful . . .

I would say one of my most FAVORITE FAVORITE treasures about having littles under foot, under bed, climbing the walls,View full post »

Wheeling and Dealing

This little brother made a deal with his big sister- if you ask him, it was the deal of a Lifetime!   “PutView full post »

Slice of Life

You are Kind, you are Smart, you are Important, you are Awesome, & you are a daughter of theView full post »

Tickled peppermint – Counting down to Christmas all year long!

It is no surprise that I LOVE LOVE LOVE this time of year!  I hold myself back from reminding friends before June 25thView full post »