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Disaster & Recovery

By On July 9, 2017

My kids are really great at making messes. So are most kids… and some adults too!! I think that’s part of having fun! As a mom though, seeing a disaster that I… Read More


My daughter wrote her own story

By On April 20, 2017

My strong willed daughter came into the world on her terms. It wasn’t at all the birth I had imagined… unless you consider the part of the plan where I got to… Read More

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Never Too Young to Learn

By On December 15, 2016

By trade, I am a web designer / developer and a graphic designer. I was exposed early on to computers and loved creating graphics on my dad’s old Apple. So when it… Read More


Homemade baby food

By On October 4, 2016

I’m not one of those crazy moms that has tons of time to do everything by hand. However I’ve learned that making homemade baby food is really pretty easy, keeps well and… Read More


Little lost horsey… Found

By On October 2, 2016

Our son is 5 months old. When he was about 1 month old, his sister gave him a little sweet, funny looking paisley horse that rattles. He is very colorful with skinny… Read More

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Poem to my daughter

By On August 31, 2016

As parents we are exhausted most of the time. We get so wrapped up in the daily grind and sometimes it’s just about survival. At the end of the day and at… Read More

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God’s Helping Hand

By On August 30, 2016

A day in the life of a mama… the imperfect life… and yet God provides. I just wanted to share my morning.   Last night we didn’t sleep well because our 4… Read More


Baby #2 On the way!

By On November 10, 2015

My husband and I were not sure at first that we wanted a 2nd. The first has been so wonderful… not without challenges, mind you, just overall such a blessing. We have… Read More


Like Father Like Daughter

By On August 31, 2015

I love what a good daddy my husband is to our daughter. He has a hobby turned part-time career with scale model building that includes military vehicles and trains. She’s been very… Read More


Encouraging Independence

By On August 28, 2015

I understand that kids need boundaries and direction. However I can’t just be this authoritarian ruler.  My daughter is now 2-1/2 and she’s really developing her own personality, thoughts, feelings and ideas. Those… Read More