I could kiss summer right on the mouth. I love me some sunshine and warm weather, sitting by the pool sipping a cool drink. Watching my kids run through sprinklers, family vacations. Less structure, more relaxation. More reading!! To kick off this season of exhaling in style, I teamed up with some ... » Learn More about Summer Book Giveaway!!
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
“I’ve been thinking about a vasectomy,” my husband announces as our 3-year-old proudly hands him her booger. I try to disguise the panic in my voice: “Vasectomy?! That’s, like, really final.” “That’s the point,” he says. "Three kids, we’re done, right?” He looks at me. I look at him. We ... » Learn More about A Chin Hair In Time
My newly minted three-year-old takes after her big sister in a lot of ways. She rocks a mean pair of sunglasses, has a fantastic imagination, and has begun telling me something "sissy" always says: "Mama, I don't yike you, I YUVE you!" As the recipient of this sweetness, I am expected to feign ... » Learn More about I Don’t Yike You, I Yuve You!! (+ a giveaway!)
I grew up in a smoking household. When I was in school, my book bag and school supplies reeked of cigarette smoke; I remember the heat of embarrassment any time I flipped the pages of my notebook and the stench filled the air around me. At the time, I only associated the smell with the belief that ... » Learn More about Right Decisions Right Now
Dear Ella, Even though you won't be reading or embarrassed by my blog for a few more years, I wanted to document your special day here anyway. Plus, the princess on your card took up all the room where I wanted to write, and I knew scribbling over Belle's face would be frowned upon. I cannot ... » Learn More about This is Six