ALE: is making steaks tonight and always compliments me on making “comfy” Clothes look presentable. I’ll take it! GRACE: wants to know what “tubal ligation” and “vasectomy” mean and why we keep talking about it 😳HADDON: is a comedian and still can do no wrong... except lock his sister in the pantry 🤦🏻♀️ EMORY: learned that if she cries enough times at night, she’ll get a nice trip to the adult bed #smarterthanus HARRISON: pees on me more than I’d like to admit and doesn’t sleep at all ME: 💤
✨ three weeks✨ this is my note to myself to breathe him in, to wear him all around my house and to not stress over the little things. Because TIME IS TRICKY. You think you want it to speed up because the tiny years are so tough, but it also flies by and you wonder where in the world your baby went. ⠀ .⠀ Anyone else feel like that? I see Grace next to Harrison and gosh it all stops me in my tracks. #bestillmyheart
✨Waking up to a winter wonderland this morning! ✨ warm tea ✨ fireplace burning and Christmas tunes in the background ✨
Currently googling: ⠀ .⠀ How to get my 2 year old to sleep through the night , how to get my 2 week old to sleep through the night, exercising after baby, tubal ligation recovery, gassy baby relief, sex after baby, mama pouch exercises, sore breast relief, local house cleaning services, homeschool vs. private school .⠀ . Any insight on these topics?! I’ll take yours over google any day...
Have you picked up @joannagaines new book? Guys... I’m holding back from nocking down all the walls and shiplapping the heck out of my house!!! Seriously in love with this book (the few pages I’ve gotten to look at because #momoffour ) . Now I’m just trying to align my stars and have the kids nap at the same time so I can get on with my reading!!!
✨The two fastest, most exhausting weeks of my life and we’re all still smitten ✨
Are you the “fun” parent?? Guess who takes that title at our house?? . . Gosh even on my best days I don’t even come close. He’s got magic tricks, cool cars, throws them in the air and climbs all the trees! #choppedliver
Me at church today. buuuut... on another note. WE MADE IT TO CHURCH! sort of on time and sort of left early but we made it 🙌🏼 . Can I get an amen! #toomanykidsnotenoughhands
Give me all the warm and cozy sweaters because this Midwest chill is serious! Like 46 degrees with no sun ☀️ all stinking day long. Praise God for sunny days and little reminders of summer like this @rawsugarliving cold pressed natural Lemon Sugar Body Lotion! 🍋 it’s like summer in a bottle and I’ll be using it all WINTA long!! . Look for the bamboo top & white bottle at your local @target or @meijerstores Also, every product you buy, Raw Sugar donates a fresh bar of soap to a family in need!!! 🙌🏼 #ad
We are not promised to see the fruit of our labor on this side of eternity, but sometimes God gives us small glimpses. When Haddon holds the door open for a little girl at the playground. When Grace confesses her wrongdoing and asks for forgiveness without prompting. When Emory prays for her play food before she pretends to eat it. Those are glimpses of fruit, of God’s hand, of His grace in the lives of my children. . . Oh friend. I pray that today, in the midst of everything you have going on (dishes, laundry, homeschooling, midnight feedings, heartache) you can catch those little glimpses of His grace and see that He is at work. . . “So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.” (1 Corinthians 3:7) . . Would you share with me: How do you see God’s hand in the lives of your children?