Hold the phone. Stop the elevator. What did she just say? I can't believe she just said, "she doesn't like playing with her children!" How dare her! She is so unmotherly; totally unfit to run her household.Read More
At 1:40 AM on May 1st, we welcomed our sweet, SWEET Eliza Joy into the world. If you have been following along with me on this third pregnancy adventure you know that the thought of bringing another life into the world was not only overwhelming but incredibly daunting (read my blog "I'm Not Excited To Have This Baby" here).
As I re-entered the bathroom after being gone but minutes this is what I found...Roz outside of the tub, and Justus inside the tub... along with the entire contents of that weeks bathroom garbage floating all around him. Now I'm not going to go into details of what might have been in that garbage can, but let's just say, the water was NOT clear when I returned!Read More
Why must I work so hard in a relationship that often feels so one-sided? Why do I have to read scripture and listen to sermons that I can’t even comprehend?Read More
When you are constantly expecting perfection from your spouse, you are going to be let down time and time again. Your spouse is human JUST like you, so learn to have grace and love them amidst their hardest times.Read More
Put down the baby books and be okay with "breaking the rules." Not everything you read is going to work for you so just start doing what DOES. Believe it or not, you have your very own motherly instincts that are specific to you! Trust them!Read More
I've watched dinner turn from a quiet, mess-free evening, to a food-flying, frenzy filled event; I've watched our family room go from organized play, to "let's see if we can get every toy out of it's current location just because" type of play. I've watched my makeup drawer turn into a drawer full of potential chew toys. And I've watched crayons go from being a source of vibrant creations to the product of vibrant excretions.Read More