And so here we are. This time of year always catches me in a weird place. It doesn't feel like it should be so close to the holidays and yet here we are again. Thanksgiving is just a couple weeks away and soon we'll be hanging up the stockings and ornaments. We whip and bend … Continue reading November.
It's been a great three weeks so far. Complete with tears, yelling, laughing, long nights, good nights, messes, coffee, tears of joy and gratefulness, snuggles and victories. Everyone is settling in and it's been pretty great, pretty normal and I'm trying so hard to not rush through this. I'm here once. We're only ever here … Continue reading Don’t Forget This.
I posted yesterday on my IG about having a rough day with my son. Just not being able to give him the attention and ability to get energy out... One friend of four told us a couple months back that adding that 4th kid was, "pretty much more of the same circus you already know... … Continue reading Hands of Kindness.
Last night I was up past midnight trying to move picture and video files over to a USB backup from my Mac. This #35weekpregnant mama was just trying to get things organized and accomplished and I was so annoyed. My dear hubby had dumped a ton of stuff from his old pc (that he had … Continue reading I Forgot How Little…
It's like we turned around and we're coming up on the home stretch already! This week we're 32 weeks pregnant and this is the part in the game where babies are putting on the weight getting ready for their big debut! It's getting harder to get comfortable and sleep but it's not too bad yet. … Continue reading Getting closer…
I've heard it said before that, "right about when you think you're exhausted from explaining your heart/message/vision/mission - is right about the time people start getting it..." Our Lighthouse Experiment team has hit some of those thoughts and feelings over the past few months. I think I believed that because I had started The Encouraging Voice … Continue reading Do you get it yet?
All I can seem to think today is, "I want life to just be simple." It's the way it seems to keep pushing from my thoughts while quite a few feelings and situations roll within my heart and mind. It's exhausting just trying to contemplate how to get it all out into words. The world … Continue reading My Expectations of This Life.
Happy Mother's Day Mother's Day comes with a range of emotions for the whole spectrum of us. I pray for those that approach each Mother's Day with sorrow and anxiety due to loss, hard life circumstances, infertility, etc. The more I live this life the more I see the hardships that we as humanity walk … Continue reading Mother’s Day Letter to My Children
What you don't realize when you are reading one of these things from me is that before I even started there were minutes and hours of thinking and trying to figure out where I was going to start and how everything would get put together. I have wanted so much to sit and write over … Continue reading Processing Change.
Today I'm going to run through what I did to meal prep for the week, what I did and cooked, what I spent, and how I got started with all of this years ago. It's been a trip, trust me, and in the beginning cooking and meal planning was so exhausting and stressful. I actually … Continue reading Getting Started with That Grocery Budget…