How I Became A Human Vending Machine


Parenting

It seems that the store snack solution has slowly made me into a real-life human vending machine. For the payment of quiet, happy children, I fork over snacks while I get my workout pushing a cart loaded with 3 children and all our stuff at record speed.

May 31, 2017

Happy New Year! {And Top 10 Posts of 2015}


Uncategorized

Happy New Year! I am so grateful for all of you. May God bless you richly in 2016. Lets ring in the New Year with a countdown of the top 10 posts from 2015.   Top 10 Posts of 2015 10. A Couples Wedding Shower 9. It Takes a Village {to Raise a Child With Food Allergies}…And This […]

December 31, 2015

11 ThisGratefulMama Confessions


Parenting

1. I covet one-on-one time with each child In the morning, I run in to our daughter’s room, change her diaper and whisk her back to my room before she can make a ruckus. I cherish those morning snuggles.  Sometimes if our son is awake, I do it anyway. In the afternoon our son takes a ‘rest’ while our daughter sleeps. We sneak […]

October 5, 2015

Happy Birthday thisgratefulmama! (Top 15 Posts From Year One)


Practice Gratitude

Somehow…it’s been a whole year. And yet, I can’t believe it’s only been a year. Admittedly, this began as a bit of an experiment. I wasn’t sure if I would have enough time to post regularly, nor was I sure if I’d have enough content. Ha! As it turns out, I have a lot to say. I realize […]

May 4, 2015

Why thisgratefulmama?


DIY, I'm a Work in Progresss, Joyful hosting, Parenting, Practice Gratitude, Uncategorized

When I asked my husband if he would object to me buying a domain name to start a blog, he was surprised, but supportive. He asked what I was going to write about. Good question. He was probably more surprised at my flustered and sassy “I have things to say” answer. A good man, he gave […]

May 6, 2014