June 5, 2016

Always the host – rarely the guest

We love to entertain and have our friends to our home.  Having a crowd, lots of chatter and a general buzz of activity around our home or yard is something that Ben and I have always thrived on.  Both of us are social butterflies and we are frequently the first […]
May 29, 2016

The strawberry made me cry

I want to cry.  I want to scream, kick, pout, have a fit and behave as I often reprimand my children for behaving. My gut is twisted, my chest is heavy and I feel idiotic and justified all at the same time. Because of a strawberry. Actually, to be honest, […]
March 1, 2016

PR’s and the Tooth Fairy

It was a big day in our house yesterday – Uriah lost his first tooth! We have been waiting with baited breath for a loooooong time for this to happen. Many of his friends have lost one or multiple teeth already and he was starting to feel left out. His […]
February 16, 2016

It takes a village

I’m so thankful for my friends.  I mean, who wouldn’t be happy to have a gaggle of ladies that are fun, smart, independent and just wild enough to keep you on your toes? When my son was born, none of my friends had babies and I found myself feeling really alone […]
January 16, 2016

One big breath

*Big breath* Well, today was a big day. Last week my employer notified me that I was getting a significant pay reduction (which I declined to accept) and today I received my official letter stating my last day January 29th/2016. Do I have another job lined up? No. Do I […]