Not So Terrible Twos

My first born is two! And it started. People, even strangers commenting on the “terrible twos.” Something feels so wrong about calling a stage of life “terrible,” naming God’s gift, a curse. Sugar coating aside… Yes, toddlers are truly exhausting. Hysterical tears for no reason, fits of rage, deliberate disobedience, they don’t know how to […]

Clothing Swap

Clothing Swaps are an awesome way to get new-to-you clothes, accessories and even home decor. I have been able to attend quite a few over the last couple of years and I always walk away with some super stylish new things.  It’s a great excuse for some girl time AND it’s the perfect opportunity to […]

Besties Spring Photos

One of God’s greatest blessings is friendship! Harper and Sawyer’s bestie {{EASTON}} stopped by for a spontaneous visit on Easter and we were thrilled! Isn’t he a doll!?   {{YUM… me eat grass}}   Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like […]

Infertility on Mother’s Day

I had big plans of writing a sweet post about the joy and wonder of motherhood. But as I have planned and prayed about a Mother’s Day post I noticed my prayers continued to end in praying for childless women, rather than mothers. Over the last couple of months I’ve felt a tug to pray […]

Daddy Daughter Toddler Dates

1. Grocery Store. Not just a regular grocery store run but one where she helps put everything in the cart. This is probably one of Harper’s favorite things. For young girls, try pointing items out and naming them. 2. Kick a soccer ball. 3. Playground. 4. Smoothie Date. Share a yummy smoothie. We have a […]

Harper Turned 2

I can’t believe our precious first born is two. I can’t believe we’ve been parents for two whole years. What a wonderful two years it has been. 9 Months Pregnant Two Weeks Old First Birthday Our big girl today! For our sweet girl’s second birthday we wanted to have a low-stress, low-cost celebration. My goal […]

5 Apps Every Mom Needs

These are five apps I use weekly, some daily. All mommas should have these apps! 1| IBotta You earn money just by purchasing the regular everyday things you need. Right before I go to the store, I scroll though the rebates and unlock products that I’m planning on buying. Sometimes you have to watch a […]