On Thursday we celebrated Porter's 5th birthday. We woke up to have our traditional birthday waffles (waffles with chocolate chips or sprinkles in them) and opened presents right away. We were so lucky that Porter's birthday coincided with John's days off, it was extra special to have daddy at home with us on a weekday. … Continue reading Porter turns 5!
Because this is real life. And sometimes I find myself in a bit of a rut, or I feel burnt out, and just can't. That's where I find myself this season. I'm going to share with you how lacking our Christmas traditions have been this year. We've hardly done anything. I had my Christmas boxes … Continue reading Christmas traditions, where are you?
Porter started talking about Halloween in July. To says he was excited is a bit of an understatement. How can a kid not be excited about a holiday in which he gets loads and loads of candy? Its almost as good as Christmas, as far as he's concerned. Before going out trick-or-treating, John and the boys carved … Continue reading The Livingstones do Halloween
I've been struggling lately with a lot of dissatisfaction and unhappiness. Motherhood is a lot harder than I thought it would be, and even 4 years into this journey I'm still struggling to find my footing. I also find myself waiting for the future, when we are ready to move into a house, when our kids … Continue reading Developing a Grateful Outlook
Wyatt's actual birthday was two weeks ago, but we celebrated this past weekend at my parents house. What a lucky boy to have a birthday celebration that spanned over a week! It amazes me how old he's been looking lately. He's starting to look more and more like a little boy, and less like a … Continue reading Wyatt turns two!