Yesterday was not a good day for me. I woke up way too tired. Toys scattered across the floor greeted me as I stepped into my living room. There was a sink piled high with dishes, laundry to be folded and put away plus more loads to wash, breakfast to make, Christmas cards to assemble, and precious children to care… Read More
My family has never celebrated Advent at home. Sure I remember lighting the candles at church and reading the scriptures. I’d heard of Advent calendars, but never really thought to implement them into my life. A lot of my fellow bloggers celebrate Advent at home. I felt inspired to start a new tradition by celebrating Advent at home with my… Read More
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.