Last week my mom stayed with a us a few days, and one night she came up in to my room to talk to me about something and asked me about the pictures on my wall. Let me back up a little and give some context: these pictures have special meaning to me. I took … Continue reading My current self and my 19 year old self
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?
The other night Porter chose a bedtime story that we haven't read together in a few years. As we read it I kept having these flashbacks to reading it with him when he was two. I could hear his little voice commenting on the pictures and imitating the animal sounds with me, I could feel … Continue reading A Promise
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
Let's have a little chat about mom guilt. Because my whole life right now is being a mom, I spend a lot of time thinking about what it means to be a mom, what it means to be a mom of little kids especially, what type of mom I am/want to be, how I can … Continue reading Mom Guilt
I love fall, in fact it might just be my very favorite season. I love the crisp air, the crunchy leaves, the shorter days. I love snuggling up in some slippers and a blanket, a cup of tea or hot chocolate in hand, and a good book to escape in. Or a Netflix series to … Continue reading Fall Routines