• If you're sick featured image
POOP (2)

POOP: A 3-Year Old Conversation Guide

“Hey, bud. I have an idea. How about a challenge? We can get some ice cream tonight if you can go the whole day without saying the word…” “POOP! Poop poop poopy poop POOP! Poopy poopy mommy poopy POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP!!!” “You’re not doing very good at this, you know.” “Poop.” Three is a big year of […]

Continue Reading 0
ill always want another baby featured image

I’ll Always Want Another Baby

I will be 35 in a few months. 35. The age I said I would be done having kids. Except I don’t know if I am.  We’ve battled infertility, pregnancy loss, and high-risk pregnancies to build our little family. We have three amazing boys that we couldn’t love more. Our family doesn’t feel incomplete. I […]

Continue Reading 0
IMG_5334

Trading Places

You can ask me my favorite place in the world and without hesitation I will answer Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The Mayan Riviera. Turquoise waters that deepen to a beautiful shade of sapphire. Sugar white sand. Fresh coconuts and bananas. Amazing seafood. Vibrant embroidered floral dresses and fresh guacamole.  But I discovered the […]

Continue Reading 0
Photo By Three Bee's Photography

A Three Year Old’s Wisdom

Leading up to Christmas I felt that creeping, overwhelming sensation that all mothers feel as they watch their children enjoy all the wonders of the season that we create for them. Stress. Buckets and buckets of stress. Despite my best efforts to reel back and not put a ton of pressure on myself for Christmas […]

Continue Reading 0
Image-1

I Choose Joy.

Have you ever met someone who oozes positivity? Not the over-bubbly, Pollyanna-type…those people are obnoxious, but just someone who quietly finds happiness in almost every situation?  I find myself drawn to people like this. I seek them out. Their positive attitudes are calming and contagious. I am probably attracted to these people because positivity is […]

Continue Reading 1
friends

I Hit the Jackpot

My grandma used to tell me the best stories about her friends. I would sit in my grandpa’s rocking chair and listen to the phone ring. My grandmother would say hello and start laughing before she even got her first word out. I rocked back and forth and sipped my coffee as I watched her […]

Continue Reading 0