Not Consumed

Today I’m at home, it’s raining out and I’m writing in our school room, Charlie at my side. Bella is at her hourly care class so I had time to work and finish up some papers for school. I’m really trying not to let myself be consumed by this pregnancy ....more

The Unexpected

I thought I was coming down with the flu all of last week. I’d been so busy that it never occurred to me not actually getting the flu wasn’t normal. Until Thursday night when I thought, “Just to be sure this is the flu…” Turns out it wasn’t....more

All The Things & Then Some

I think that most days I waver between, “This is so incredible” and “How the heck am I going to do all of this?” Yes, this is all very exciting. Yes, it feels a bit surreal to tell people – how do you explain to someone (like my hairstylist today) what really is new? “Well, […] ...more

Capture a Moment with OneDay

This post was sponsored by the OneDay app, but all opinions (and super cute video below) are my own....more

For I Know the Plans I Have For You…

What a few months it’s been. Truly. Zimbabwe ....more

From Skepticism to Love – & an Essential Oil/Diffuser Giveaway!

Essential Oils – let me start this post by saying that I’ve been a HUGE skeptic of them for about the past year. Watching friends post on the benefits, rave on results – they were the fun cheerleaders and I was the emo chick on the bleachers wondering if everyone was on crack. Interestingly enough, […] ...more

A House Full of Sick People {and What Made it Better}

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DripDrop®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DrinkDripDrop #DripDropHydrates http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” This past week we all became sick. First Bella on Sunday evening ....more

18 months {& Kaden’s Birth Story}

18 months ago I was induced with Kaden. It’s taken me this long to write it out because I have felt so robbed and cheated and tricked. I couldn’t even process how I went from finally holding him to empty arms ....more

Let’s Do Our Taxes – for Absolute(ly) Zero

Maybe it’s just me – but most years, I actually don’t mind tax time. I sort of look forward to seeing our year laid out in a neat little format. Every year since 2006, I’ve used TurboTax ....more

New Routines

Today I sat down and ordered the textbooks for my classes. 10. 10 books ....more