What I Did Right This Week: Make Adjustments

Almost nothing ever goes as planned. The most valuable thing I got right this week was making those adjustments, going with the flow (at least trying to), and being willing to change things up to accommodate changes in schedule and changes in my own abilities.

How Our Big Family Does Birthdays

When Hubby and I first started having kids we felt the need to decide what kind of birthdays we would do for our family. We started out very poor, and since we always wanted a big family, I wanted to be a stay-at-home mom, and Hubby wanted to work in education, we knew we’d never have […]

How I Became a Morning Person Accidently on Purpose

Morning people are annoying. You know the type. They’re the ones who can’t wait to jump out of bed in the morning, can’t possibly sleep past 6 even on their days off, and they’re chipper and productive from the moment their feet hit the floor. At night they’re no fun because they actually go to […]

What I Did Right This Week: March 3rd

This week I was less productive than usual. I watched more Netflix and wrote less articles. I took more naps and felt like doing pretty much nothing. I still did stuff. I even kept my house pretty clean. I didn’t take my toddler to the park at all. But he’s OK, and the other kids […]

7 Ways to Distract a Toddler so You Can Actually Enjoy Church

If you’re religious and at least try to go to church on a somewhat regular basis, but get frustrated by your toddler, you’re not alone. Trying to distract a toddler during a meeting at church, or anywhere else that people are supposed to be quiet, is no easy task. Obviously toddlers don’t understand the value of church […]