I have to take a moment to just gush about FilterEasy. For years I've had a problem remembering to change out the air filter in our house and when I did remember, the store never had the correct size available. Thus, I'd forget again for another month or two. Enter FilterEasy. I honestly thought it was a … Continue reading Why I Love FilterEasy!
This article contains affiliate links. *Sighs* LAUNDRY The bane of my existence (and probably your's, too). There is nothing quite like it: It can go from being just a small load to Mt. Everest in no time flat. With three kids, myself, and my husband, it's to be expected. But throw in the fatigue of … Continue reading 3 Tips to Conquer Laundry
The Importance of Remembering God's Deeds “Be careful that you do not forget the LORD, who brought you out of Egypt.” Deuteronomy 6:12 (NIV) Life is full of many seasons – some good, some bad. I've been around the block enough times to have experienced plenty of both. ((Spoiler Alert: Our family is in a … Continue reading Remember the Red Sea
Apologies for the unexpected hiatus - who knew caring for three little ones, running a household, managing chronic diseases and depression, and caring for a husband with chronic pain would be such a handful?! Sarcasm aside, one thing I try to do is find little positive distractions here and there. With that in mind, I … Continue reading Refreshing Wednesdays!
Peter's debut into this world was a rocky one. A hard labor and deliver as I detail below and then a short-lived homecoming I'll share in another, more emotional post. I found myself in a position I hadn't expected. Third pregnancy in and I had to be induced. As I write this, five weeks have … Continue reading A Birth Story – Part One
As of this writing, just over a week until my third child is due and this momma is READY. To be clear, it truly is an amazing thing that a woman can grow a human being inside her. The miracle of life is no small thing and should be celebrated. But after 37+ weeks, one … Continue reading Things to Do While Waiting for Baby to Arrive!
I did it! I took a big step, guys. A crazy, giant, Lord-Don't-Fail-Me-Now step. I've resigned from my job to take up being a full-time stay-at-home mom. This is perhaps the most terrifying thing I've ever done. Especially in light of me truly enjoying both my job and my coworkers – a combination I've … Continue reading Five Reasons I Quit My Job!
According to the Mayo Clinic's web site, “Hashimoto's disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid.” In other words, your immune system has engaged in friendly fire against a tiny butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck. No big deal, right? Holy Cow. Who knew such a tiny gland did … Continue reading What is Hashimoto’s?
The first week of October has been a particularly rough one. It's been two weeks since I've had any real rest and couldn't tell you how I'm still functioning. Probably because if I broke then nothing would get done. Ha! But isn't that how it is, moms? Ladies? Everyone? We place the weight of the … Continue reading Stealing a Moment
At the age of 19, I faced the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis – an autoimmune disease in which my immune system attacks the myelin sheath that protects the nerves in my brain. The road to that diagnosis was a long one but at the end of it, I had a sense of peace. This would … Continue reading The New Start