Monday Blues

Tomorrow is Monday. Yuck. Who likes Mondays?! What does my Monday look like? My alarm goes off at 5AM, but I rarely make it until then. Around 4:15AM, I'll wake up because I have to pee. EVERY morning, I try to ignore it. I'm not really sure how I can still fool myself into thinking... Continue Reading →

Busy Mom Life: Practice Self-Care

Most of the time talking about this topic deserves the response, "easier said than done." Still, it is important. Taking care of yourself is important, especially when so much of your time is spent taking care of everything except yourself. Sometimes there are things I need that never cross my mind. For our anniversary a... Continue Reading →

The Tale of New Bunk Beds

Two Christmases ago the boys got car beds from Santa. They were officially out of their toddler beds, and they were so excited. The car beds were super cool. However, they share a room, and the car beds were big. They took up a lot of their bedroom. For a while, I have wanted bunk... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Party Time

It's party week. Wesley turns 5 next Monday, April 16. Every year we have the boy's birthday parties at our house. So, Wesley's party is this Saturday! That means it's a busy and stressful week for mom. Making sure our little house is top notch for the many guests we will have visiting our home.... Continue Reading →


My kiddo, William (Wheels), has been having a hard time lately. He's the typical second child.... more difficult than the first. He always has been. Easy example: Wesley slept through the night for the first time at 6 weeks. William took two years. Even then he woke up between 4-4:30AM for the next year. Despite... Continue Reading →

The Smell of Fresh Flowers

A few days ago, I noticed Tookie (the family dog) smelled a little funny. Every time I got next to him I thought I smelled flowers. I told Jeremiah and eventually he noticed it too. Jeremiah decided he smelled like gardenias. So, as best we could imagine, he rolled around in some of the azaleas... Continue Reading →

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