This season I am focusing on being conscious of how much I say yes to so that we can all enjoy what we do attend to the fullest. It can get a little tricky with so many different invitations to celebrate but in order to fully enjoy the reason for the season (Christ’s birth) and… Continue reading Bright lights delight
I’ve learned that with kids, when they are about to have a major meltdown (particularly my 3 year old) the best option is to divert. Divert attention elsewhere. Sometimes this works like a charm. Other times, she’s hell bent on being upset or can’t make sense of all the big emotions she’s feeling that diversion… Continue reading Mom’s are not like jelly, made to spread thin
We had the most wonderful time this past Saturday exploring Barton Flats Campground in the San Bernardino Mountains. If you are nearby this is definitely a must place to visit, even if just for a day trip. I love that we live in a city where we can wake up in the morning to go… Continue reading Day Trip to Barton Flats Campground
Last night I sent a text to my husband expressing that it had not been an easy day. That our dog Biggie was a pill and the girls were little beasts. That I know I have a lot to be thankful for but that doesn’t mean that the days are a breeze. My text was… Continue reading Parenting: The grunt work and gratefulness
Last night was one of those just wow moments where I stop and think, oh my gosh, what is this? This is life. This is us, but in a really crazy funny way. This is my life now. I was thinking back to when it was just my husband and I, the pre-kids days. Do… Continue reading When some moments in life seem straight out of a sitcom
You could say I’m a little obsessed with positive/uplifting quotes. Much of what I put on my Instagram page are pictures of my family and of course quotes. And since I love reading positive and uplifting messages I therefore think there are probably other people out there like me that love them too. Maybe you’re… Continue reading How do we handle life’s great opportunities?
Hello friends, it’s been awhile. There have been so many moments I’ve wanted to stop by here and share how life has been and then, you know how it goes, one thing or another comes up. My mind feels saturated with ideas, thoughts, concerns and stories tonight. I wish I had hours to write and… Continue reading It’s not what we say but what we do