Uncool Hands

I went naked over 10 years ago.  Naked hands, that is.  No more soaking in pink solution and breathing in air that comes with a warning label.  No more long, polished fingernails in colors like Chick Flick Cherry or Blushingham Palace.  Ever since, it's just been clip, file, and (sometimes) buff.  And done by myself, I might add. ...more

Being a Mother AND Being You.

I certainly didn't stop being me the day I became a mother, though I did lose myself for a little while ... now you have to work out how be a mother and be you.' - Francesca Newby ...more


You know what? I am going to school full-time. I have 3 children aged 5 and under. I am doing the work of a full-time job as I student teach. I am also a pastor's wife which is a part-time job all on its own. Therefore, I am not going to worry about my messy house. I have decided to not care. ...more

*Boobs Fell Down*

So. I am sitting in the bathtub with my (slightly possessed) 2 y/o daughter. I am  23 weeks pregnant with baby #2. All of a sudden, she looks at me and says, "aww." She makes a really sad face. "What's the matter baby?" I say. She looks at me and says, " your boobs."  "What about my boobs?" I ask her.That's when she looks at me with sympathy and says, " they fall down, mama."  ...more

"Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups". - Cathy Guisewite

So this weekend I realize that I can’t always be there for the Caveman and Alien’s first moments. ...more

I think we're "there"

I think we're "there" ...more


Welcome to my first ever blog!  My name is Jennifer, and I am a stay at home mom to a almost 12 month old little boy named Collin!   People always say that kids grow up fast, but I never imagined it would go this fast.  Honestly, I have been a mom for a year?  Really?  It seems like yesterday I was changing a little tiny diaper and now I can barely hold him down to change his gigantic number five diapers! ...more

Orgo A Go Go?: Buying Organic for Kids?

Organic grapes, yes.  Organic pasta, no.  Organic bananas.  Maybe?  Should you bother buying organic food for your child?  Do we have evidence kids who eat organic have less pesky chemicals in their little bodies? Yes.  Do we know if these substances will prove dangerous to them?  No, not yet.  What do we know about eating organic?  ...more

Not me Monday

My First "Not Me Monday" < ...more