“I don’t know how you do it! I feel like I’m drowning with two kids, how do you handle four?!” “I could never do what you do! You’re like a Super-Mom!” I hear phrases like this quite often from family and friends. I’m never sure how to respond. It’s like people hear that I’ve chosen to … Continue reading How Do You Do It?
Today I took 5 kids to the zoo. By myself. I was babysitting for a friend and decided to get the kids out of the house for a fun outing at the zoo. I snapped some pictures of the kids at the zoo and shared them on social media. Immediately I was seeing comments like, … Continue reading Don’t Believe Everything You See on Social Media
I am currently in the play room, typing this on my son's computer while sitting precariously on the toy box that I've turned into a make-shift chair. The same computer he built with his dad, and that his 2 year old sister then proceeded to draw all over the monitor with crayon. Gunnar is watching … Continue reading How Did I Get Here?
It's been a while since I've posted anything, but I promise I have a good reason. On April 22 we got this news: Baby #4 is on the way! I'm now 11 weeks, and estimated due date is Christmas Day. Even though we wanted another, and even though I suspected for a few days before … Continue reading Surprise!
We used My Father's World curriculum for preschool, and enjoyed it so much that we decided to continue with this curriculum for kindergarten. We also decided to just jump right in, rather than taking a long break between the two (but that's a post for another day). In a lot of ways, this curriculum reminds … Continue reading Kindergarten: Review Week and Unit 1
2017 is officially here! Our first day of the year was filled with highs and lows, much like most days around here 😉 The high points of the day: Going to church. We miss a lot during the holiday season due to traveling, so it was great to start the year off worshipping with our … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Here are 5 things every mom wants to hear: 1. You look great! You really can never go wrong with a compliment. Bonus points if you can find something specific to compliment: "Those yoga pants look so stylish and comfortable!" "I just love your hair! Messy buns are so in style." 2. You've been blessed … Continue reading 5 Things To Say To a SAHM