Motherhood changes everything.

 Motherhood in all it’s glory, hardship, personal challenge, growth, and just plain confusion. I have been transformed by motherhood, it is the single most transformative journey I have been on. Parts of it have been for the better, so much better. But Motherhood has also brought out the ugliest, most challenging parts of me. That’s sad, […]

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Occupied

Keeping my boys occupied is seriously a challenging part of my everyday existence. I know those out there spending any number of hours with kids in a day, let alone being their primary caregiver for 10-12 of the hours in a day, will agree. But let me tell you that when they are occupied, I […]

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The Magic of Motherhood: book review

  This book, The Magic of Motherhood, by Ashlee Gadd is so perfectly titled. Magic is so elusive and uncertain, just like Motherhood. It is enthralling, can be exhausting (especially when trying to figure it out), and wholly engaging – mind, body, and spirit. The essays in this book address each of these key components […]

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Spring time preschool snack

I have one very creative and curious four and a half year-old.  I find myself looking for activities to fill the late afternoon hours while his brothers sleep and he just wants to chat, create, or “do something Momma.”  Recently Cashel has really grown in the area of focus and  in his pure love of […]

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Baby Must Haves: Round Four

As I’m entering the second trimester of pregnancy, this is the time for me to get things done since I’m not sick or huge. I’ve started thinking about how I will prepare for baby number four.  We’ve moved the big boys back into one room, which hasn’t been the case for a couple of months, […]

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Camper’s Golden Twos

Our Camper turned two last year on March 2nd – it was his golden birthday – and boy was this second year GOLDEN. He and I headed out on a special outing to celebrate saying goodbye to the golden two’s since tomorrow is his third birthday. I so thoroughly enjoy each age, and loving my […]

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For the Love of Trains

These little boys have taught me… Adventure is everywhere if only you will let it be. Perfection is in the eye of the beholder. Moving, changing, and trying is where life begins. Friendship spans age, ability, and comes in the most unexpected ways. Laughter is the best medicine. Time is our greatest gift. And here […]

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