Category Archives: balancing life

I want to raise Forest children

The moment I found out I was having another boy, I’ve wanted to live in the forest.  The feminist in me hates that statement, but whatever, it’s the truth. Just so my inner girl feels better, you should know that

I want to raise Forest children

The moment I found out I was having another boy, I’ve wanted to live in the forest.  The feminist in me hates that statement, but whatever, it’s the truth. Just so my inner girl feels better, you should know that

Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

Stretch armstrong mom

Ever felt like stretch armstrong? You know that weird gummy plastic toy from the 80’s where you pulled his arms and your friend pulled his legs in opposite directions? That’s what every working mother feels like, pretty sure. The year

Stretch armstrong mom

Ever felt like stretch armstrong? You know that weird gummy plastic toy from the 80’s where you pulled his arms and your friend pulled his legs in opposite directions? That’s what every working mother feels like, pretty sure. The year

Where is home?

Do you choose where you live or does it choose you? As in, have you ever gone somewhere for the first time and felt like you were FROM there? Or… have you ever gone back home and felt like you

Where is home?

Do you choose where you live or does it choose you? As in, have you ever gone somewhere for the first time and felt like you were FROM there? Or… have you ever gone back home and felt like you