Why I said I would NEVER do a network marketing business

Here’s the deal. You and me and every other person on this planet with a ponytail and a Facebook account has been invited to 30 batrillion parties. I used to think it was annoying. And still don’t always super love it because not everyone is tasteful about it. This is my story. I used to […]

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THINGS I SAY TO MY KIDS ALLTHETIME (THAT ADULTS SHOULD HEAR TOO)

  “As long as your privates are covered and you’re warm enough, you can wear whatever brings you joy, sweetheart!” “You can say anything to God. He knows what you mean, even if it doesn’t come out the right way.” “You can do anything you put your mind to.” “It’s okay to cry.” “You need […]

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DEAR FRAZZLED MOMMY,

Dear dear dear me, This is for your frantic moments. You know, those glorious ones in which you’re about to bang your dry shampoo filled head against the fridge covered in fingerprints. Remember when your heart almost exploded as the nurse took your sweet bundled blondie boy from your incredible friend and birth mom and […]

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adoption wasn’t our second choice

Disclaimer: If you’ve ever said the comment I address in this post to someone or me, don’t fret even the tiniest bit! It’s completely normal, totally innocent and maybe not hurtful at all to some. I just wanted to shed some light from our perspective. Since I’m obviously pregnant with (what looks like) our third child, […]

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Minivan Diaries Volume 2: When kids finally start talking!

Sometimes, we have babies. Babies who are not yet toddlers! This is a unique time of blowouts, diapers, spit-up and puree’d food. It’s also a wonderful season of nursing and snuggling and sleeping anywhere and everywhere. And then there’s the communication. It’s like this: You talk. You sing. You read books. They smile. They occasionally […]

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