Ya'll. Ladies. Well, I say ladies, but your husbands are making just as many comments as you all are, so let's stick with what I had originally... Ya'll. Stop "Mom Shaming". Or if your household is anything like mine, where D and I are in agreement with how we are raising our child, "Parent Shaming". … Continue reading Can we stop Mom Shaming?
I fully understand and appreciate that most of you come here for Lee stories, so let me start out by saying that Lee had THE BEST Christmas! D and I try so hard to strike a balance between spoiling him with toys we know that he will love and educational toys that we want him … Continue reading 20 week update
I'm pregnant! We prayed and we prayed and we prayed for Lee. We tried everything we could think of. If you've read my post about PCOS, you know exactly what we went through. And for some unknown reason, other than God himself putting a hand on my shoulder, we have conceived a child without the … Continue reading And then three became four
My husband was up and out of the house before the crack of dawn this morning to go duck hunting with his buddies. It was like 28 degrees outside. They're insane. About 15 minutes after D snuck out the back door, I heard Lee's little feet running through the living room. He rounded the corner … Continue reading “Mommy..no, no, no..”
I used to think that I was destined for greatness (yes, this is embarrassing to admit). But in the beginning, didn't we all? Be honest. You thought you were going to change the world. Whether you were going to become an astronaut, or a policeman, or a doctor, you had big dreams. Anyway, I have … Continue reading This little light of mine
When Lee first started walking, and I mean REALLY walking, I bought him a pair of grey and navy New Balance tennis shoes (aka hims tennies). They were too big, but he loved them, so we decided to make them work. Yesterday, 6 months in, after countless wash cycles, the time had come... for new shoes. (Moment … Continue reading Farewell old friends
This morning, while waiting on my coffee to begin working its magic, I scrolled through my Facebook feed and saw a few things that I thought were silly. Petty. Childish. Why do so many people marry someone they don't even like? And then, why would you call attention to the fact that you don't like your significant other? … Continue reading Love and marriage