"Count blessings, no problems." -unknown I could feel the deep, heavy sharpness of a chest cold making itself at home in my body. Thinking to myself that all I needed to do was put one foot in front of the other until 7 pm, and I could finally rest and reset before waking up … Continue reading reminder for my weary self.
My husband mentioned to me a week ago that he wanted to get our family together for a dinner party. Within a few short days, our dinner party of six had quickly grown to twelve- my sweet husband kindly inviting a "few" more people. In the past, this would have thrown me into a … Continue reading dinner party for twelve.
On certain days, days like yesterday, I feel like I may finally be getting the hang of this parenting gig. I'm learning that what makes Bennett the happiest is going out and DOING...and since I am also trying to do more things that bring my heart happiness...it's a pretty good gig we have going on. … Continue reading paleo gummy bears.
Yesterday was long. Bennett is definitely feeling better, but not yet himself...and right now, everything results in a meltdown. Is that just being a toddler? or... I've been really trying to honor his needs...this boy just wants to DO! He's honestly happiest when helping me with laundry (he loves to "hide" the quarters), or helping … Continue reading cookies.
My brain is a little slow to wake up in the morning. I'm the girl who wakes up, hair all freaking crazy, stumbles down the stairs, and blindly fumbles for the coffee pot. My husband now knows to whisper to me if he decides to wake me up. Only soft whispers, and not too many … Continue reading breakfast.