The Loop

You would think just having four kids under the age of 5 would be a big enough loop right?  Finding out we were 2 months pregnant weeks after we adopted a beautiful baby should also be a big enough loop right?  Well apparently those weren’t  God had other plans for this mama.  Here is my … Continue reading

Thoughts from this Mama

When Amelia was born life was about survival.  Making it one day to the next.  Not much more and hopefully none less.  Now that Amelia is four months old I am trying to do more than survival.  Sometimes that is very difficult.  Sometimes I feel like I am on top of things, like I can … Continue reading

A Year Ago

A year ago today Harper was born.  I didn’t know ANYTHING about her at this time.  I didn’t know anything about her until a year ago tomorrow.  You can read more of that here.  This is probably the most emotional first birthday I have experienced.  I am full of joy for the little blessing Harper … Continue reading


Long time no see. I know. I realized lately I miss blogging. I really don’t have (don’t make) the time to blog. Right now I need to be making a grocery list for my trip to the store tomorrow, or I need to be canning tomatoes because we have an abundance but instead I am … Continue reading

My Four Kids…After Adding Number 4

Everyone acts differently when family dynamics change.  Sometimes kids react so differently depending on age, personality, and communication level.  All of my kids LOVE Amelia and have from day one.  Just because they love her though does not mean they have loved all the changes around here.  Let’s break it down. Hadley:  Hadley has the … Continue reading

Amelia Claire Bowers

I went to the doctor on Wednesday and was dilated to a 3.5 almost 4.  I personally did not think that was very much since you have to get to ten but my doctor said this baby is coming soon!  My mother-in-law watched the kids for my doctor’s appointment and decided to stay in town … Continue reading


A lot has happened since I last updated my blog.  I haven’t updated this thing since right after we adopted Harper.  She is 7 and a half months now.  I may not update it again for awhile because life is busy and about to get busier.   A month after we adopted Harper we found … Continue reading

Welcome to the family Harper Rowe Bowers

We added a new family member to our family recently!  Harper Rowe Bowers.  We now have two adults, three kids, two dogs, three chickens, and a fish.  Wow, that is a family!  Well I know many people wondering about little Harper’s story and how she came to be part of our family.  I am so … Continue reading


Peaches are so hot right now.  Ok, that was nerdy but seriously I am LOVING peaches right now.  I hate to admit this but I have actually been buying a TON of peaches from Sam’s!  I know they aren’t organic or local.  I do know the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market is selling peaches now (or as … Continue reading