day-to-day mothering

I have the worst memory known to man, which sometimes leads me to wish I had more pictures with my Mother growing up (this really is my last tangent on Motherhood pictures). She is one of my greatest heroes and I know her only as a teenage-to-present mother since I can’t remember the rest (the…

the big SEVEN

Someone’s turning 7 tomorrow. And boy howdy is that “someone” ever excited about it. She’s got us all whipped into shape on how her party will run and on what we’re supposed to do and when we’re supposed to do it. You should have seen her telling us how to maneuver our trip to Walmart…

Enough already!

Each year as the school year winds down I make the same goal: “I’m going to let my kids be kids for the summer. Let them imagine and have down-time. We’re going to hang out just the six of us and go to the library and have our own kind of field trips. I’m not…

Invitation

Ok, so here’s the deal. There’s this store here that is awesome. It’s called Domestic Bliss. And that’s what it is…pure domestic bliss. There are some gorgeous things there. Anyway, the owners had this great idea to add another part to the store called “Blissful Living Studio,” which is aimed at hooking people up with…