This is my prayer, every single night. Lord, please give me all the strength to be the Mom they need. So, of course it makes me sad to think that Wyatt will officially be a baby for just 1 more month. But so much about him is a big boy already. Wyatt is moving out … Continue reading 1 more month till ONE for Wyatt!
I remember 10 years ago, when we were newlyweds and Josh was hired on to do a large renovation project at IU, at the football stadium actually. Hours were long, pay was pretty good and while working on campus, there were many rules in which to abide. One of them was that Josh had 30 … Continue reading A decade married & Making the impossible, possible
Have you ever been woken up to two boys creeping around your bedroom in the pitch dark, on their hands and knees, full cowboy gear complete with hats? You hear whispers as they attempt to hide and as you wake up, and open your eyes, "Bang, bang, bang, Mommy! We got ya!" Chaps, bandanas, hats, … Continue reading Cowboys like us
I don't think there is much that can prepare you as a parent for when your first born officially starts school. Even 5 years of day care. I mean, since he was 8 weeks old he has been in daycare, part or full time. 5 years of routine, new teachers, packing lunches, behavior notes home, … Continue reading Kindergarten
A newborn takes so much of your time and attention, all day, every day. Thank goodness for Dads and family members who can help to balance that with the older siblings and give them some extra time and attention. But, us moms still sometimes feel that guilt that we aren't giving enough attention to the … Continue reading Mom guilt