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A Mom’s Journal: First Day of Kindergarten.

A Mom’s Journal: First Day of Kindergarten.

As August approached, I found myself close to paralyzed with fear about the scariest thing I had known for the last (almost) 6 years was going to happen. My oldest, smart, creative, interesting, beautiful daughter was going to have to go to kindergarten. Dun Dun Dun. I always knew  I wanted to homeschool. But as […]

Insecure

Insecure

I’ve chronicled my past struggles with disordered eating and skewed body perception, and here I am, once again struggling to accept my mom bod. Actually, “mom bod” is just an excuse for me. This is the body that I own, it’s a body that I need to love, and the only way to change it […]

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Is it September 3rd yet? I have been anxiously counting down the days until the kids start school.  I love my kids, I do…but they have been driving me freaking crazy!!!!  Summer vacation has always seemed like it was to long, even when I was a kid.  By the time it was time for school […]

{review & giveaway} Hope For The Flowers

{review & giveaway} Hope For The Flowers

– A tale, partly about life, partly about revolution, and lots about hope. For adults and others (including caterpillars who can read.) – There is a long back story as to how  I came across this very special book but I won’t bore you with all of the gritty details. To summarize quickly, I met […]

Updates and Floodgates

Updates and Floodgates

It has been a while since my last post, and as much as I feel like nothing has happened, so much really has. We last left off at Atticus’ abrupt self weaning. He was evidently ready before his little mother, and he has not looked back. He is as cuddly as ever, and he has […]

Brody’s Top 3 Favorite Books

Brody’s Top 3 Favorite Books

My two year old LOVES to read. He would be satisfied if we could sit for hours and go through book after book. It’s one of my favorite times spent with him. He is just so sweet and precious when we are reading, plus he actually sits still! Here are his top 3 books at […]

Git Er Done!

Git Er Done!

This weekend we started working on getting rid of our weed jungle.  The first task we decided to tackle was the strip that runs along the house and the sidewalk up to the front door.  After killing off the weeds, Mr. Squish spent hours tilling up the roots so we could plant some bushes and […]