Celebrate success

Tonight is one for the books.. or the blog. Four kiddos down by 8:30. Four kiddos put to bed by yours truly. Tonight was Daddy’s night out. I am so glad to have success in these little things. Especially as we noticed our usually “able to hang” girls could hang with good attitudes until 9 […]

A Peek Into Life with Four Small Children

My eyes opened slowly, ears tuned to chains dragging on the hardwood floors. Screams…voices… Noise just outside the door. Ok-that sounds like a horror story, right?! It isn’t. I just woken from a nap. The darn dog (can you tell I am not diggin’ her at the moment?) was sniffing around the house, anxious. She […]


I get to have a mommy time-out. No, really, I am just out of the home and able to journal and dream and blog. I am enjoying people watching and listening to music in the corner to this Safeway Starbucks. A must-have is a weekly recharge that allows mama to get out. I sure do […]

Can I Get A Witness?!

I had to write and remind you and remind me… we’re not alone in our parenting. Be it that you are a single mom or dad… Or just the main caregiver for the day or night… Your feedings, cleaning, cooking, laboring: they aren’t going unseen. You probably wish your children verbalized their gratitude more often […]

Accepting My Season

You know how each year has it’s seasons: fall, winter, spring and summer? We’re like that as people. We’re sometimes fully in the spring of our lives, smiles and laughter and warmth comes easy. We are clothed in a sense of welcome and radiate friendliness then comes cooler days where we are easily agitated, kindness […]