Eventually

Eventually

“Wow, I’m amazed you can get them to keep their hats on,” said a mom beside me. I was pushing the boys on the swings and she was swinging with a little girl much younger than my boys. “It’s been a long time comin’,” I laughed. And then I was immediately transported back to the [...]

Grateful

Grateful

In our room, there’s a little collection of things that belong to the boys. I keep it on the dresser by the door to remind myself to return them to the nursery or to their play area where they belong. Little socks that find their way into our laundry. Toy cars left behind by constant [...]

Renovations by Storm: Drinks are on Me

Renovations by Storm: Drinks are on Me

During this renovation journey, our patience, our parenting skills and our marriage was tested. It was a never-ending juggling act between Jimmy and me. We were constantly trading and adjusting our roles and responsibilities as husband&wife, mom&dad, shared homeowners, working spouse & stay-at-home mom. But, as is life’s constant reminder, the universe does not operate [...]

The Many Faces of Motherhood

The Many Faces of Motherhood

You're scrolling, scrolling, scrolling through your Instagram feed and I know what you see: beautiful photos of beautiful families. They're running through fields of grass, laughing, holding hands. And your eyes search her out: the mother. She's beautiful and etherial. She's probably wearing a flower crown and her long prairie dress is blowing in the [...]