“Gimme All the Children”

We are moving.  We are not leaving Fayetteville, we are actually moving less than a mile from our current house.  We are just leaving this fabulous house with these fabulous neighbors.  We are moving to a house with a swimming pool and with another bedroom.  I love to swim, my kids love to swim, I … Continue reading

The Wedge

Does anyone ever feel a wedge in their marriage?  I am sure most people do every once in awhile.  Luckily, for Nathan and I, I don’t feel it very often.  A couple of weeks ago, on a Monday, Nathan had a horrible day.  Ya know, the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day kind.  He was … Continue reading

First Grade? For real?

I just dropped my first born off for another year of school. First grade this time. She was so excited! She popped out of bed at 6:47 this morning and that is the earliest in a looong time she has woke up. She was giddy about her outfit she picked out. She thought her teacher … Continue reading

Anxiety Rising

In a week in a half Nathan and I are going to San Francisco to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.  If you have talked to me at all in the past six months I am sure you have heard about.  Some people are probably ready for me to just GO already so I will … Continue reading

Mom Interview: What Kids Say

One day I found a “mom interview” on Pinterest.  Questions I am to ask my kids about their opinion of me.  I just asked Hadley and Noah.  Here are their responses. What is something I always say to you? N: He said I always kiss him H “I love you” What makes me happy?  N: … Continue reading

Pictures Lie

The other day I posted these pictures on Instagram. They are cute, right?  We look happy right?  Well the people in the pictures were happy at the exact moment these pictures were taken.  These were taken around 9am.  Let me tell you about our morning beyond these two pictures. This was Amelia MOST of the … Continue reading


Last year, as I had mentioned in my last post, I had a goal to start reading more.  I LOVED it.  My Goodreads goal was to read 20 books in a year and I think I finished at 27.  Some of them I actually read and some I listened to on audio.  Now let me … Continue reading

New Years Resolutions

Quick Post here (been trying to write this for awhile and I can’t wait until the end of Jan.) I have a couple New Years Resolutions.  I don’t strive too high, just attainable for me.  Here they are: I logged 179 miles on Map My Run this past year.  That isn’t quiet as much as … Continue reading


About a month ago I was celebrating two of my favorite people ever.  My brother and his new wife, Kate.  She is fabulous, they both are.  While at their wedding I was talking to some old high school friends who mentioned my blog and how they liked reading it.  Well ladies, this is for you! … Continue reading

A New Post

Today I decided I was going to write a blog post tonight.  I had some thoughts that I wanted to share and so I thought it was time to write a blog post and share.  Well now, that I am sitting down, ready to share, the words I want to say aren’t quiet forming in … Continue reading