Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized

Intentional Living

With a new month upon us, I can't help but reflect on some important changes that have been made in my life and in our home in this last month. While I've been working hard on adopting some better habits (see my recent post), I've also been investing some significant effort into being a better… Continue reading Intentional Living

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Motherhood, Parenting

I Mourned

Last night, I mourned. I stepped away from my children for a few minutes and just cried. The apparent breaking point for me was the struggle I was having getting my one-year-old’s Minion pajamas on following her bath. She was having none of it, writhing in my arms as I wrestled first one leg, then… Continue reading I Mourned

Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized

Because You Have Sisters

To My Three Beautiful Daughters Here is a little piece for you entitled "Because You Have Sisters." Because you have sisters, you have ... someone to lean on someone to play with someone to sing with someone to laugh with someone to snuggle with someone to dance with someone to bake with someone to sort… Continue reading Because You Have Sisters

Motherhood, Parenting

Simple CAN Still BE Beautiful

On the day you turned one, I caught myself in a comparison spiral ... thinking of your first birthday as it compared with your big sisters' first (and subsequent) birthdays ... and more than once, a tiny morsel of guilt crept in as yours ended up being much, much simpler than theirs have been. To… Continue reading Simple CAN Still BE Beautiful