Fall book favorites

It's Fall! Another turn of the seasons is here along with new fun family activities. We've started another school year, soccer season, and now we are filling our calendar with pumpkin patches and park play dates! I love filling our shelves with a mix of season...

The ups and downs as summer ends

Summer vacation is officially done! The kids are back in school and I am enjoying the peacefulness of school days. Having 3 kids at home for three months straight was tough this summer. All 3 kids are so different from each other, each needing a different...

In the middle of the ashes – we will rise

We are in one of those times where it’s pouring – we’re taking hit after hit, one thing after another, being pummeled by financial and emotional stress. My brain is running in circles, and I’m trying very hard to make sure those circles don’t turn into...

Who runs the world?

Prayers for My Girls I may not agree with ALL of the lyrics in Ms. Beyoncé’s anthem; however, it is indeed a remarkable and powerful thing to be a woman. Some think being female makes us weak by default when, in fact, it is just the opposite....

Baby Sleep Tips

Sleepytime Struggle You’ve given baby a soapy bath, changed her into soft pajamas, read her a bedtime story, even fed her sweet, warm milk. Soon enough, she’s falling asleep in your arms. “Perfect,” you think, as you lay her down gently in her crib. Tip-toeing out, you gently...