Inspiration and Encouragement

Passion!

The word is passion, but what does it mean to me? Technically speaking there are many definitions to the word, but the one that most closely resonated with me is, “a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something.” You see, I feel as though in the past few years I… Read More Passion!

Mom Life

Eden is 9 Months Old!

Months: Nine ❤ Weight: 19 pounds, 3.5 ounces (69%ile) Eden’s pediatrician says that around this time babies start to lose weight because they are more mobile…makes sense! Length: 27.5 ” (57%ile) Diaper Size: All-in-one cloth diapers… No idea any more haha Clothing Size: Some 6-9 months still fit her, but 9 month clothes are perfect… Read More Eden is 9 Months Old!

Mom Life, Parenting

Eden is 8 Months Old!

Months: Eight ❤ Weight: 20.4 pounds Length: 26 3/4 inches Diaper Size: All-in-one cloth diapers/size 3ish Clothing Size: Some of her 6 month clothes still fit her, but it’s mostly 6-9 month and some 9 month. Nicknames: Sugar, love bug, sweetheart, baby, pumpkin, princess… Those seem to be the ones that have stuck! I’m also… Read More Eden is 8 Months Old!

Parenting

Approaches to Learning–How to Build a Strong Educational Foundation for your Child

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, WHICH MEANS I CAN MAKE A PROFIT AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU. ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN. How your child approaches learning is every bit as important as what they are learning. When building a strong educational foundation for your child, it is important to learn how your… Read More Approaches to Learning–How to Build a Strong Educational Foundation for your Child

Inspiration and Encouragement, Mom Life, Parenting

Why it’s Important to be Reading to Your Babies! + FREE READING LOG

We hear it all the time; reading to your babies is so important! But why? So many reasons, so little time! Reading to your babies (yes, this includes school-aged kiddos too!) is one of the most beneficial things you can do as a parent to set and maintain a strong educational foundation. Here are a… Read More Why it’s Important to be Reading to Your Babies! + FREE READING LOG

Inspiration and Encouragement, Mom Life, Parenting

How to Build a Strong Educational Foundation for Your Children

After you have children, it’s easy to wonder what you should be dong to help them build a strong educational foundation. You want to do anything you can do ensure they will be successful; that’s great! As a former elementary school teacher, turned stay at home mom and home school mama, I want to help… Read More How to Build a Strong Educational Foundation for Your Children

Marriage

Marriage Q&A

Marriage Q&A, here we go! You asked, and we answered! Here are some FAQ marriage questions and our answers to them. *Disclaimer: We are NOT marriage experts! We just answered the questions truthfully and from our own experience.     What’s your favorite thing about each other? -Kayci: My favorite thing about Samuel is his… Read More Marriage Q&A

Inspiration and Encouragement

R-E-S-T-I-N-G! Find out what it Means to Me! Remember to Take Time to Rest

Rest: Cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength. If you sang that title in your head in an Aretha Franklin voice, you’re welcome. Rest. It’s so important, but also so hard to come by! We live in a time and lifestyle of go, go, go! But I say whoa,… Read More R-E-S-T-I-N-G! Find out what it Means to Me! Remember to Take Time to Rest

Inspiration and Encouragement, Mom Life, Parenting, Real Talk

An Open Letter to the Lady who Passive Aggressively Mom Shamed Me

You mom shamed me. You left a bitter taste in my mouth. Your mom shaming made me feel vengeful, but instead I chose to use this opportunity to rise above. I have waited a couple of weeks to write this post because I wanted to get the bitter taste out of my mouth. If you’re… Read More An Open Letter to the Lady who Passive Aggressively Mom Shamed Me

Recipes

Firecracker Cookies

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, WHICH MEANS I CAN MAKE A PROFIT AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU. ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN. Get your firecrackers ready! We’re just one week away from the 4th of July…let the celebrations begin! While I don’t have actual firecrackers to offer you, I’ve got a chocolate chip… Read More Firecracker Cookies

Recipes

Fire Crackers

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, WHICH MEANS I CAN MAKE A PROFIT AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU. ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN. Red, white, and BOOM these fire crackers are delicious! Fire crackers will be a delicious and flavorful addition to your 4th of July get-together, but they also add a nice zing… Read More Fire Crackers

Mom Life

Eden is 12 Months Old!

Months: TWELVE! ❤ Weight: We’ll get the official stats on Monday, but according to our scale at home, she is 21 pounds, 12.8 ounces Length: Again, we’ll get the official stats on Monday, but she’s somewhere around 28.5 – 29 inches. Diaper Size: We had her in size 4s for our trip to Texas this… Read More Eden is 12 Months Old!

Inspiration and Encouragement, Mom Life, Parenting

What to Expect Postpartum — Kayci’s Story

What a wild ride…You get pregnant, you wait months and months, then you go through the grueling labor, and suddenly you’re holding that beautiful squishy baby in your arms. It’s quite the experience, and there’s really nothing you could ever compare it to! I’m here to talk about my postpartum experience, which got off to… Read More What to Expect Postpartum — Kayci’s Story