Month: November 2017

I am grateful for…a fulfilling schedule!

I am grateful for…a fulfilling schedule!

BUSY IS THE NEW FINE…. these have been my go to words for so long! It’s that knee jerk response when someone asks how you are. With four kids, it’s almost expected of me to say that! The way I look at it is we…

I am grateful for…being late once in awhile!

I am grateful for…being late once in awhile!

This is one of those Do Not Disturb moments. We, as a family, are a punctual if not early crowd. We do not like to be late and in fact would rather sit around waiting for something to start. The kids were all ready for…

I am grateful for…new traditions!

I am grateful for…new traditions!

Every year for as long as I can remember we’ve gotten family pictures done. We get the matching outfits, found the perfect spot and had really great poses! I loved it and all I wanted was one picture worthy of the Christmas card!

This year somehow due to scheduling conflicts and life, we didn’t get professional pictures done. I actually begun stressing out about what I was going to do for our cards.

Then on a whim, with no thought, I had my sister take a quick picture of all of us at Jake’s birthday party.

After seeing how great the impromptu shot was, it got me thinking about other unnecessary stressors in my life.

I love giving cards but every year it gets down to the wire and I worry about getting them out, getting stamps and printing them all off. It’s something I do because I felt like I should send cards but I’m down with doing things that are best for our family!


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I am grateful for… serendipity!

I am grateful for… serendipity!

It’s crazy how books, people, and things come into your life at the right moment you need them to! Lately, I’ve given my book the backseat because, well, life happens, new ideas form and kids’ vlogging projects! This morning after I dropped the kids off,…

I am grateful for… being a mother to boys!

I am grateful for… being a mother to boys!

Growing up I never knew what I would do with a house full of boys, but 8 years ago this guy completely changed my world! We celebrate his birthday today with family who traveled to our house after a weekend of holidays! He has shown…