I first tried blogging in 2008. That was when I first discovered blogs. I was pregnant with Bug and had a lot on my mind. That first blog, Joanie’s Mommy Journal, was difficult for me to keep up because I was a brand new mommy and a full-time college student. In 2010 when I was pregnant with Sis I applied… Read More
I never really thought that physical injury was something to worry about “on the job” as a stay at home mom. My son has headbutted me in the nose more times than I can count and I’ve always come away just fine. Sure, it would hurt for a few minutes, but then the incident would be forgotten. Well, not today…. Read More
Please tell me I’m not the only stay at home mom out there who sometimes wears pj’s all day. In fact, today I’m wearing a boring gray nursing tank, sweats, and my hair is thrown hapharzardly into a messy pony tail. Some days I’m lucky if I get to brush my teeth. That’s where the Get Dressed Challenge comes in…. Read More
Today, my kids’ birthdays are on my mind. My baby girl turned one last week and my little boy turns three next week. I can’t believe how quickly they are growing and I need to finalize the very simple harvest party we are having for both kids. This is part of On My Mind.
As a stay at home mama and homemaker I have my days where I have the stay at home mom blues. There have been times here lately where I have felt more of a dark cloud hanging over me than sunshine and rainbows.I have been sad even with two beautiful children and a good marriage. The laundry piles keep growing… Read More
I remember the way I used to view motherhood before I actually became a mother. I couldn’t get past the the cute baby bump and the sweet, sleeping newborn images I saw on TV and in ads. If you’re a mom, you know I got a pretty big reality check the minute my first child was born. I have really… Read More