Why Moms Don’t Go Out Much

The older I get, the harder it is to drag myself out of the house. I know I'm not alone in this. ūüôā This is mostly because once kids entered the picture, leaving the house became such a project. Even if I'm going out alone! You would think that would be easy but¬†there's so much … Continue reading Why Moms Don’t Go Out Much

I Assure You I Couldn’t Love My Children More

I've gotten better. I'm less sensitive than I used to be. I don't get all inwardly worked up like I did in the past. There are still things that really bother me about this adoption reality, though. I don't like it, to put it mildly, when anyone but me gets called their mom and I … Continue reading I Assure You I Couldn’t Love My Children More

More Cooking For Lazy People -Chicken-Style

Years before becoming a mom, I used to nanny for the sweetest little boys. I loved the family dearly and I also loved the fact that the mom was a great cook.¬†And every couple weeks, she would make Chicken Casserole and tell me to help myself to the leftovers.¬†And it was so awesome! While I … Continue reading More Cooking For Lazy People -Chicken-Style

Daring Myself To Be Patient.

Love is patient. I can't think of many truer statements except maybe something like "chocolate is life." Or "Sleep is awesome," but "love is patient" is up there. I have a soft spot for the cliche and the verse that it comes from.¬†¬†Brian and I used¬†it¬†in our¬†wedding and¬†we later scooped¬†up this plaque when¬†we saw¬†it at … Continue reading Daring Myself To Be Patient.

Mop Your Cares Away With The O-Cedar ProMist Max

Ok, so with four kids and more animals than I want¬†to admit to, I am constantly on the hunt for better cleaning products.¬†And extra points if¬†it's a product that the kids can effectively use.¬†I have 2 or 3 versions of Swiffers and I love them. Swiffers are¬†definitely easier than a mop and a bucket which … Continue reading Mop Your Cares Away With The O-Cedar ProMist Max

Cooking For Lazy People!

I was so determined to have a family and I'm so grateful for it, but it's a little less exciting when it's time to make them dinner. And with four kids, it's super hard to find something that they all like.¬† But, Beef and Rice Casserole is one of those dishes.¬† Ok, that's not entirely … Continue reading Cooking For Lazy People!