The Poop on Parenting: 5 Things I Learned my First Year as a Mom

5 Things I Learned My First Year as a Mom This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are our own. Where shall I begin?!?  I thought of writing about all the universal raves and rants most of us with children can attest to, but I'm sure there are enough articles in the blogosphere with similar musings.  Instead I have decided to compile a list of practical and … [Read more...]

Simple Laundry System {involve the kids!}

simple laundry system

Simple Laundry System It’s time to talk about laundry. We all have it. It just simply needs to be done. Why not get a system in place that makes it easier? And if you have kids, get them involved! Today I want to share my laundry system that works great with my four kids (soon to be 5 when our adoption is complete!). This is not the only way to do it, but after struggling … [Read more...]

It’s OK To Be Ordinary

  Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. Titus 2:3-5 Love our husbands and children. Be … [Read more...]

Game Changing Habits to Teach Your Child

 Game Changing Habits to Teach Your Child I may be a new mom (my daughter is just 10 months old) but I already know of some integral habits I want my child to learn from observing my husband and I.  While verbal communication aids much in the development of a child, I believe that non verbal cues and leading by example are paramount in teaching a child.  We've all heard the … [Read more...]

Ideas for Making Memories

Making Memories | Children grow up so fast. Take the time to make memories that will last a lifetime!

Making Memories Maybe it’s because I just turned another year older recently.  Maybe it’s because the reality of an empty nest is upon me.  Maybe it’s because my baby is in college and my eldest is a married man.  Maybe it’s because I never want to forget. But lately, I’ve just been remembering and waltzing down memory lane. It probably doesn’t surprise many of you to … [Read more...]