Home vs work. Both are work. Both add value to our family. Both contribute to purpose and one isn’t better then the other. It’s been nearly 3 months that I started working outside the home after being a stay at home mom for about 10 years. I got a job in my field as an… Continue reading My life being a stay at home mom vs working mom
They say the days are long the years are quick. They’re right. I can’t believe that April 9th of 2009 was my last day of work before gaining the Title Mom. Our first daughter arrived in early May. Now we have three daughters and time has gone by so quick! Last month, March 4th to be exact,… Continue reading Working outside the home
I don’t remember my mom making macaroni and cheese growing up. I remember her making delicious soup, I remember that Sundays after church we would stop by the bakery and buy fresh Italian bread and dip it in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. And I can remember her letting me hold her cup of coffee… Continue reading The best macaroni and cheese recipe!!
One of the keys to success in living a healthy life is meal prep. Having things ready before hand can go a long way. Whether you have entire meals ready, a portion of a meal, or snacks, it will you make the right choices. I know many who skip breakfast or don’t eat right at… Continue reading Getting kids involved in meal prep
Everyone wants THE perfect marriage. Every man wants to be the hero and be respected. Every woman wants to know she matters, is loved, and is worth fighting for. This month marks our 11 year wedding anniversary, and I believe our marriage is perfect. Give me a moment and let me tell you our story… Continue reading Our perfect marriage
I’m amazed at the love and support my family has received these last two weeks. In case you were unaware two weeks ago I broke my left foot. Being in a cast has brought a sentence of life on the couch and limited movement. This has its ups and downs. I am overwhelmed with thankfulness!!!… Continue reading Feeling loved and discouraged
While away on vacation last month I took the time to think about our family and I realized that I speak to our kids in a firm tone a little too often. As I reflected about my parenting, I remembered reading a blog about a year ago called, “The Orange Rhino.” The Orange Rhino is… Continue reading To yell or not to yell