Ups & Downs of Motherhood – 5 Tips On How to Cope

If you’re a mom then it’s no secret that being a mother is not easy; in fact I’d venture to say that it’s an understatement to say that. There’s no rule book 101 on the best way to raise your kid because everyone Β is different, right down to the personality of your children. Parenting is…

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**WARNING: Graphic Photo** This is a Blog Post About My Health and A Doctor’s Negligence

I have been absent the past few days because I’ve been busy trying to recuperate. I don’t even know where to begin, so I’ll start with saying how angry I am. This story begins August 28,2014 when I had a procedure to remove my pregnancy because the baby’s heart had stopped beating for reasons unknown.…

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Sisterhood of World Bloggers

So I was nominated for something called the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers by the lovely Robert’s Wife! If you’re into encouraging, scriptural and uplifting posts; hers is the blog you definitely should checkout! Thank you very much for the nomination! The rules are: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their…

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2 Projects, 1 Night: Toilet Paper Tube Aliens & Shoe Box Hair Salon

I promise this blog is a lot cleaner than the title sounds ;-). I spent my evening doing a couple of arts and crafts with my husband, son and daughter. I gave them separate crafts to do because I thought my daughter might have found the one I did with her brother a little below…

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What’s In Your Art Box?

I’ve found in my years of motherhood that if you give your children the time and energy they will give it right back. One way I’ve found to connect with my children is much like my mom did with me; art. When I started out doing art projects back when my oldest was a little…

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When the Little Things Feel Like Big Things….

….I’ve got to share. I actually meant to share a few days ago but I’ve been so exhausted and side tracked by a million other things. So, as I’ve shared on this blog before, I’m sure you guys have picked up by now that me and my preteen are going thru a bit of a…

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DIY: Puffy Paint

For months I’d been saying I was going to try to make Puffy Paint with my kids. Problem was, I kept putting it off because of things like…you know…procrastination. I’d seen it on a blog somewhere and immediately thought “O that looks fun.” But as I googled puffy paint I kept coming across all these…

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Mother

It dawned on me once again today (because I have this epiphany every few months, especially on the heels of an emotional binge) that I am becoming more and more like my mother. I don’t mean traits and habits though I’m sure there’s enough present to guarantee I’m going that route. But I mean, my…

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I Started to Blog Something Different

But then today changed everything! I received an invitation the other day for my son’s Honor Roll Ceremony, so I knew he had done well. I mean I just got his report card and he made straight A’s. I’d been particularly proud of he and his sister because they’ve been doing EXCEPTIONALLY well in their…

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DIY: Bottle Art For Mom

I’m all about DIY arts and crafts for the kids, but every so often mom gets the urge to create too! One day a few weeks ago my husband purchased a 20 Grand bottle of vodka. Needless to say it was an evening spent with me putting him to bed while he rattled off all…

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