Christmas Flashback Video/Learning To Read

My little one was learning to read and the Christmas story was giving her a few slip ups.  What’s with this two dads buisness?  Kinda confusing…   Don’t miss my … Continue reading Christmas Flashback Video/Learning To Read

Sometimes Worship is Thankful Tears

Sometimes worship is joyous and loud. Other times, it is as silent as breath- a holy listening. And for me, it is sometimes thankful tears. Today, I worshiped with my … Continue reading Sometimes Worship is Thankful Tears

New Superpower: Rock Deflection

I have a remarkable daughter but she doesn’t allow me to talk about her very often, and therefore she must remain…anonymous. One beautiful night a week ago, I accompanied her … Continue reading New Superpower: Rock Deflection

The Dangers of Parenting

My eye is still sore. I had just noticed earlier in the evening, as I was watching her soccer practice, how much the freakishly rapid growth spurt that accompanies puberty … Continue reading The Dangers of Parenting

Dreadlock Disaster

“How did you manage to bleach your dreadlocks?” I exclaimed as I reached out in horror to touch the light brown tip of her hair. She was clueless. I rolled … Continue reading Dreadlock Disaster

Wisdom From The Queen of Sass

Even in the pictures from orphanage, it was evident- this kid has spunk. I remember staring at one photo of her at around age nine months sitting in a worn … Continue reading Wisdom From The Queen of Sass

Not Me

My husband says we have a sixth child living here, a child nobody sees. His name is “Not Me”. Who left these dirty socks in the floor? “Not me!” Who … Continue reading Not Me

The (Forgotten) Elf On The Shelf

I lost my mind and bought an Elf on The Shelf. It took me all of two days to forget to move it after the little kids went to bed. … Continue reading The (Forgotten) Elf On The Shelf

Humpday Ha Ha My 9-year-old Does Yoga

I have been doing yoga for awhile now and my kids love to try the poses. Here is my 9-year-old son attempting to do the Happy Baby Pose. Enjoy.

Tooth Fairy For Hire

I thought I was so sly.  For years, I have stealthily managed my alternate identities as various magical creatures without my kids knowing the truth.  I have filled plastic eggs … Continue reading Tooth Fairy For Hire

Cookie Decorating Party For Kids

Yesterday, I hosted 14 children to decorate Christmas cookies. There was an ocean of icing, and mountains of sprinkles- a crazy, sugar fueled chaos. This type of event is one … Continue reading Cookie Decorating Party For Kids

Newspaper Stuck in The Syrup

This is my table after the kids are gone. Newspaper strewn, kid decorated gingerbread houses are askew around my lame attempt at decorating, a half empty coffee cup from Puckett’s … Continue reading Newspaper Stuck in The Syrup