A long time ago, I stumbled across Posie Gets Cozy, the blog of Alicia Paulson, a beautiful heart who lives in Portland with her husband, Andy. Her blog is a carefully cultivated story of a charming life, complete with scrumptious food pictures and gorgeous layers of textiles and … [Read more...] about They Really Do Make Happily Ever Afters
Stories, ideas, tips and thoughts on the joys and challenges of family and kids.
Yesterday morning, I barely made it to church. We pulled in late, me makeup-less. I was by myself because David has been working Sundays lately. Somehow, I wrangled a three year old, a twenty month old, and a baby in a carrier into the children's section of the church. I couldn't … [Read more...] about Failure, Frustration and Other F Words
On a monthly basis, I have plenty of honorable intention to sit down and write each of you a letter. I don't like making excuses, but I can honestly say that life gets in the way. Charley starts crying, dinner needs to be cooked, or Bubba and Kiddo end up in an "it's all fun and … [Read more...] about Dear Kiddo, Bubba, and Charley,
My days are starting to run together. I sat on the couch tonight, exhausted, and looked at the clock. I was falling asleep, and it was only 9:00 p.m. My husband and I laugh now that 9:00 used to be the hour at which we started considering what we would do for that evening. Now … [Read more...] about A Sunday In The Life
So this is what I've been up to lately: She was born last Wednesday. While both my boys had "labor stories" to tell, she was relatively easy. My blood pressure spiked on Tuesday, and to prevent pre-eclampsia, my doctor induced me on Wednesday. Yes, I was a pansy and got an … [Read more...] about What I’ve Been Up To Lately