This is 3

Dear Kobe, It’s not been talked about much, but our relationship has not been.... natural. It’s been work. And it WAS NOT you. You and I are SO much a like. I struggled understanding you. Actually there was a lot of struggles. Ones that I am not even sure how to describe. But over the... Continue Reading →

10 Months

Only 2 short months until my littlest Bubba is 1. I should be celebrating- but deep down inside I am crumbling. How?! I so desperately need this time to slow down. Take a pause. Chill out. Freeze. He is turning into a toddler right before my very eyes. Dear Cameron, There’s a cute saying that... Continue Reading →

First Day of School

After days of begging and pleading my boys won me over and we started our homeschooling adventure on August 31st. Not too shabby for a “first day” selfie My hooligans were amazing. That first day was great! We implemented a new routine a few weeks ago and it paid off. We did our morning checklist... Continue Reading →


I want to preface this post by saying: I am not well versed or even experienced in homeschooling. This is ALL NEW, and my experience/opinion only. I believe education starts at home. From day 1 of the child’s life, they are learning, in insurmountable leaps and bounds. As the parent we gently (and tirelessly) engage... Continue Reading →

The Summer that FLEW

Back in March, just like the rest of the world, it felt like everything came to a screeching halt! School (pre-k) was closed up and I’ll admit that I was less than diligent with at home education. My excuse is a tiny baby and no capacity to keep up on someone else’s pace or ideas.... Continue Reading →

9 Months In & 9 Months Out

Sweet Cameron, After today, my sweet boy, you’ll have been on the outside of my belly longer than you spent on the inside. I have always felt this was a big milestone. It serves as a good reminder to me to have extra grace and patience. It takes time to acclimate to our surroundings. Why... Continue Reading →

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