Faith and Personal Growth · Family

The Target Lady on a Good Day

Often I encounter horrific incidences of rude people making unsolicited comments about my parenting (or lack of) while out and about with the kiddos. On our recent trip to Portland, however, I sat in the Target Starbucks and wept. Driving to Portland with a 4 and a 2-year-old, let me tell you, is not for… Continue reading The Target Lady on a Good Day

Family

A Crap Day Brightened

Days like today just beat me up. Quick Recap: Kids woke up at 5am - Hannah with a "nice" diaper gift. (Should have been my first clue!) Poop before coffee = never good. While shopping at the grocery, was rudely informed that I was in the way and that I should "teach my daughter to… Continue reading A Crap Day Brightened

Family · Health and Fitness

Wonderful Wednesday: No Agenda Days

I love perfect days. Days like today. We had no plans. No where we had to be. No agenda, no expectations, just woke up to see what the day would bring us. After a yummy breakfast and some creamy Kona in my cup, I put on my workout clothes and thought about the lonely treadmill. I wasn't… Continue reading Wonderful Wednesday: No Agenda Days

Family · Food

The Not-Quite-Perfect Perfect Day

I am sitting here listening to the rain pound the roof as a thunderstorm passes overhead reflecting on the day. The kids are napping peacefully after our morning excursions.  We ate breakfast (at the table, following our new rules! 🙂 and drew pictures and wrote a letter to Daddy for his first box o' goodies… Continue reading The Not-Quite-Perfect Perfect Day