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31 Days of Real Life [10/28/16]

It was a terrible day. The kind of day that wants to make you avoid days and people and responsibilities for a month or forever. I didn’t feel well. The grief was overwhelming. The kids were not compliant and whining is my nemesis. I let a few friends know that I was struggling and one…

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31 Days of Real Life [10/9/16]

Before I get serious, can we just talk about my love of LuLaRoe? I seriously wear at least one piece a day. I’ve always required my wardrobe to consist of clothes that are soft and comfortable but look nice and put together. LuLaRoe hits the nail on the head. So today I wore my LLR leggings…

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31 Days of Real Life 10/5/16

I always said my kids would never have TVs in the car and our house would be kid-tablet free. But since I’ve been a single parent, I’ve discovered the beauty of letting entertainment distract the kids for awhile. I got Caleb a kid’s Amazon Fire tablet to use on Wednesday nights when our community group…

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Big Brave Dreams for 2016

After reading Annie F. Downs’ book Let’s All Be Brave, I’m deciding to dream some big, brave dreams for 2016. I’m sharing them with you so that you can hold me accountable and cheer me on!

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/19/15]

Every day I am amazed at the friendship between these two; they always want to be near each other. Thankful for the constant giggles, singing, and chatter that fills our house with happy sounds.

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/8/15]

We had a play date today and I wish I’d had my camera with me because this moment was just too perfect. I reluctantly took a photo on my phone and spent the last three hours convincing myself the point of this series is to capture life, not just make beautiful photos.

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31 Days of Real Life: Day Twenty-One

[Caleb loves having bigger kids around. He begged to hold A’s hand and was so happy when they held hands for the whole walk around the block. I hope he’ll always be so confident to make friends all by himself.] liking with The Nester  

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This Is When The Leaving Begins

In three weeks, we’ll be gone. It’s a sad/scary thing to say goodbye to the people who have been our family for the last few years. The worst part is not knowing when you’ll see your best friends again. Some of them are Air Force and will leave the area eventually and others aren’t planning…

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