With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I've been thinking a lot about the amazing gift that motherhood is. God blesses us in so many ways, and children are one of the greatest glimmers of grace I think I'll ever see on this side of eternity. From the moment our daughter was born, I have … Continue reading A Post For Your Mama Heart
Hi everyone! I received a request from a few sweet mama's to share some bits of advice for a newly SAHM and wanted to bless them (and maybe you, too!) with bits that have really helped me transition from the busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG, 1st grade teacher life... to the SAHM (that's also busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG now) life. … Continue reading Some tips for the newly SAHM…
Growth. It's a good thing. But sometimes, growth can feel not so good. As my husband described it: like going down a river, sometimes growth feels fast and exciting like flying down the rocky rapids. Other times, growth can feel like floating down a lazy river or even stagnant and altogether dry. Slow, but steady. … Continue reading Growing Pains
HAPPY November everyone! I just love this month. November is filled with extra doses of thankfulness, don't you think? I love the anticipation for Thanksgiving- time with family and loved ones, which leads immediately into the exciting frenzy of gearing up for the Christmas season, which is my favorite Holiday. I wanted to share this … Continue reading Happy November + A Fun Recipe To Try!
In lieu of Silobration week, I thought it fitting to share some of my favorite moments and details when my Mother-In-Law and I took Collins down to Waco Tuesday-Thursday on October 2nd-5th, 2017. I left feeling so inspired and excited to make our new home we'll be moving in to (all too soon!) our own. … Continue reading A Mid-week in Waco
Alright, I have tried and tried several variations of healthy banana bread recipes and none have ever quite had the consistency I've been looking for. So, I took the recipe I had been using that was our favorite of the umpteen recipes I had made and tweaked them slightly on my own! And ta-da! The … Continue reading *And I quote* husband’s favorite-ever healthy GF banana bread recipe
As a former 1st grade teacher, this time of year when summer is winding down still gives me the new school year butterflies, even as I am at home with our one-year-old daughter now. As the weather cools off, and the dollar section at Target fills up with back-to-school goodies, the anticipation of a new … Continue reading 5 Ways To Get Back Into School Mode From A Teacher!