A Little Girl And A Big School Bus – Embracing The Moments (And Emotions) That Remind Us Our Children Are Growing Up


Parenting

Parenting is full of emotion fueled moments, when we realize our children are growing up and stepping a little further into the world. These moments remind us that we cannot control our kids or their experiences. Two weeks ago our four year old sunshine girl climbed the stairs of a school bus for the first […]

September 26, 2017

6 Ways To Reclaim JOY When Stuck In Mom Guilt


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

  Mom guilt is very good at stealing our joy. Some days do not go as planned. Some days are filled with joy and success but as night falls, I find myself dwelling on my failure – big or small.   Failure to accomplish everything on my TO DO list Failure to exercise and eat […]

June 30, 2017

Infant ‘Silent’ Reflux is NOT Silent: 5 Survival Tips for Parents


Parenting

1. MAKE Time For Sleep Duh-this may seem like a no-brainer if you haven’t had a hurting baby. But our baby hurt, and could not sleep. We rarely slept more than 4 hours per night, and those were non-consecutive 40 minute spurts. Sleep broken up like that is not restorative. As days months pass, the need […]

March 1, 2017

To The Weary Mama of Sick Kids


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Hello mama of sick kids. I woke up this morning weary after getting very little sleep. Our 8 month old has an ear infection and pneumonia. After trying to rock, cradle, nurse and soothe her to sleep for hours, I gave up around midnight. In all honesty, I was getting frustrated with the situation, and with her. […]

January 24, 2017

Hello 2017. God is Good, All The Time.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

Two weeks ago, if you asked me what I planned to write in the first blog post of 2017, this was not it. What I planned, was to summarize 2016 and about hopes, dreams and goals for 2017. But that is not what I’m writing today. No, I want to just talk about the past two, life-changing weeks. One […]

January 7, 2017