I would like to take a second to share this video with everyone. As an extremely shy kid as well, I have let fear stop me from a lot of things in my life. Even now as a stubborn, outspoken adult, I find that I am stopped by things that scare me. I love her… Continue reading One Scary Thing Per Day
I had a few people reach out to me about my last post about playing with my kids at the beach. See the original post here A few of you shared sentiments that you would love to have more time to play with you kids in your everyday life, but there is never enough time. I… Continue reading Playing: The How to Guide
One of the most amazing things about beach days is seeing how excited my children are. Until this week, our beach days have been relatively been relatively secluded. We normally pick beaches that are out of the way, and go on cooler days (and on days like Wednesday) so there is never that many other… Continue reading Playing: The Lost Art of Parenting
Before we even had kids, Tim and I began talking about homeschooling. Neither of us had a fantastic experience in school and I feel like it has only gotten worse. I didn’t want my kids to hate school. I didn’t want them to feel dumb or not good enough. Or memorize facts for some test… Continue reading The School Journey Begins
If you ever want to make time speed up in your life, have a baby. I know it’s a widely over used saying that “they grow up so fast” but it is definitely true. Yesterday my baby turned two. My oldest is three and a half. My husband and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary… Continue reading What?! Two?! Where is Time Going?
When Tempest is upset with me she tells me to go to my room for a time-out. Most of the time I just want to tell her “Child, you don’t even know how much I would love a time-out” The thing about parenting, unlike every other job, is that you are always on. You are… Continue reading I’ll Take a Time-Out
Mommy guilt is real. And it is soul crushing. The thing about mommy guilt is that you will get it no matter what you decide to do. The thing they don’t tell you about becoming a mother is that every decision you make from the moment your cute little bundle of joy comes into your… Continue reading Mommy Guilt