When I think about the most unexpected things to come from motherhood I think of two things: the overwhelming amount of love that I felt for someone I just met, and how it changed my relationship with my husband....
Last week, my oldest son turned 9.  Nine.  To be honest, I never expected 9 to be a hard birthday as his mom.  Watching all four of my babies turn 1 was rough; knowing that I'd never refer to...
Erma Bombeck once said, “On Mother’s Day, I can think of no mother more deserving than a mother who had to give one back.” That quote pulls at my heart, as I had to give my own mother back...
All you need is love…. and chocolate. Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day in a long-term committed relationship, in a new exciting relationship, or with your child(ren), everyone will should appreciate a rich chocolate dessert. It doesn’t matter if you are someone who can...
One of my most challenging attributes is gifting–I am the worst person to shop for. As easy-going as I feel about myself, I actually dislike most material gifts. Birthdays, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Christmas (really all holidays where gifts...
Two years ago I made the first, and only, resolution I have ever stuck with. I was being consumed by motherhood and trying to figure out who I was. So, I decided to make a resolution that would not...
A WHAT? You heard me right: "baby moon." A babymoon is a last hurrah trip before you welcome your little one. Corny? Absolutely. Like you needed an excuse to spend some quality time with your significant other! When Tom and...
I’ve always known I wanted to be a mother, but there was never a defining moment in my life where I consciously decided that motherhood was in my future.  I always just knew.  I didn’t hesitate to promise my...

Thank You For Sitting With Her.

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My daughter started preschool this year. To say I've been dreading it would be the understatement of the century.  All summer long, I would enjoy the days with my kids, and then at the end of the day I...
Tonight I'm making enchiladas. One of our favorite meals. It's simple, and yummy, and we can eat the leftovers for days because let's face it, our small children prefer a cheese quesadilla from the microwave and therefore the entire...

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Crash Course in Engineering: The Latest Iowa Children’s Museum Play Pack

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Many of us are still being cautious about venturing out during this strange time of COVID-19. While I find myself missing movies, sitting in...