• Why My Kids Believe in Santa

    I believed in Santa until I was 15, and I don’t regret it one bit. In fact, while some kids on my bus may have ruined who gave me presents, I still believe in the spirit of Santa. A spirit of giving and of thinking about others before ourselves. The thought that every good little […]

  • Holiday Family Traditions

    If you know me, it’s no secret that Christmas is my very favorite holiday. I believed in Santa¬†until I was 15, I listen to Christmas music year round, and Christmas movies are never off the table at my house. For me, the best part about Christmas is all of the traditions that surround the holiday. […]

  • To the Mom Who Will Not Be a Short Order Cook

    I’ve seen many pictures, blog posts, and statuses circling around social media stating “I will NOT be a short order cook”, or something to that extent. Many mothers are posting all about how they will have the ultimate control at dinner time and will not be bested by a picky toddler. Here’s my letter to […]

  • My Work at Home Adventure

    Since the time I was 16 I had a job. Really, I had jobs before then, but nothing “official” until I was 16. I always planned on being a working mom. I didn’t think there was any way for me to not work! I graduated highschool. I moved up in jobs steadily while earning my […]

  • Why We Want a Big Family

    I never pictured myself with a big family. Granted, I never saw myself as a stay at home mom or homeschooler either! Right now I have three kids, which is not even close to a big family. If it were up to me, I’d have a baby every year. Today I’m babysitting my friend’s two […]