I have three children under four years of age. Throw in the fact that I am a stay-at-home mom, and LIKE IT, the reactions I get from others range from minimal shock to full on confusion. I have three younger siblings and growing up, I never felt out of place or thought that our family… Continue reading Three Is The New Crazy
One of my closest girlfriends is the kind of person everyone needs in their life. She is witty, always up for an adventure, loves good food and drink, is very gracious and is a great encourager. She can also sing. When I first met her, she told me she liked to sing and does so… Continue reading I See You
Female friendships are hard. Just typing that sentence makes the anxiety pour in and my stomach turn a little. Friendships can come with emotion, competition, thick walls and not nearly enough encouragement, grace, or a listening ear. Female friendships can also be a beautiful, powerful and most needed thing that all women desire on some… Continue reading Women Friendships Are (Fill in the Blank)
…..to Madison! Living in Baraboo these last three months, has allowed us to pay off a huge chunk of debt. This is something that we are so very grateful for. We moved to Baraboo with no definite timeline of when we would be able to move into Madison and with more of a plan to… Continue reading Locke’s Are Moving Again….
Halfway through our Portland trip Hudson caught a cold, a really bad cold. Guess who got it next? Me. Then Noah. Awesome. We are still on the mend but it hasn’t been easy. In fact, I think we are all on round two. I am facing the hard reality that being a parent with a… Continue reading Sniffles & Songs
Presently, there are six women at our church that are pregnant (one of which just had a little boy over the weekend!) and three of my friends had little boys in the last 4 months! Babies are everywhere… The good news for people like me, that are either due in the middle or at the… Continue reading Every Story Is Different
Random. Indecisive. Spacey. Blunt. Non-emotional. Very emotional. Scared. Confident. Nesting. These are just a few words that describe me to the tee, especially in the last few days. Okay, in the last couple of weeks. I’m sure Noah could offer a few more adjectives to the list but we won’t ask him what those are… Continue reading Random Musings