From the Mouths of {my} Babes – Dessert and Exhaustion 

Well, it’s week #2 for the official documentation of the things my daughter says… and I’ll be honest – every single one revolves around either sleep or sweets!

(Or maybe those are just the ones I’m selectively hearing 😂)

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IG Challenge: I Am A Joyful Homemaker

Hey, everyone!

I’m excited to share that I’ll be co-hosting an Instagram Challenge next week created by Abby Barstow called #iamajoyfulhomemaker!

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From the Mouths of {my} Babes…

The silly, the wise, the adorable, the ridiculous… my daughter loves words, and sometimes those words just can’t NOT be written down.

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The Day My Three-Year-Old Announced Our Miscarriage in Church

*Disclaimer… this story is not within the realm of my usual blog post genres. Full disclosure: I’ve been putting off writing and posting this for several months. But during those months I’ve felt God wrap this part of my story in a sense of urgency to share it. I’m not sure who is meant to read it, but I pray that through it, someone else may be encouraged, and feel not so alone.

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Nature Painting: An Outdoor Water Activity

Need a fun, beat-the-heat activity for those “Mom, I’m bored!” moments? This nature water painting activity will keep the kids busy and cool in the heat of the great outdoors.

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Welcome, Baby Bear!

It’s official, he’s finally here!

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End of Year Homeschooling Reflections

Well, our little one is still happily baking and has not made an appearance yet! So today, I’m spending some time finishing up a few blog posts, organizing summer learning activities for Bundle, baking, and praying for patience!

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SMILE Tag

Hi, everyone!

Ciarra from Ciarralorren created this fabulous new tag called SMILE, and I love the concept! I always strive for this blog to be a place of peace and encouragement … As ciarraloren so eloquently states,

WE are the ones who determine whether or not this is a place of comfort, happiness and joy. So, let’s make it a place we all want to be a part of.”

How true is this?! I’m so happy to be a part of this tag.

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Nesting Mode Update

Well, it’s official…baby is almost here!

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Vacuuming with Essential Oils

Hi, everyone!

Last week I promised a post on how I utilize essential oils when vacuuming to help clean the air in my home and battle some of the beautiful, spring allergens.

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