New Year Goal: 2018

So I have this theory for why every year seems to go by quicker and quicker. With every year that passes our total years lived increases making each individual year a smaller and smaller percentage of our lives, therefore making it seem shorter. Make sense? For example, when we are ten years old a single year is 10% of our lives, but for a 90 year old, 1 year is only 1.1% of their life. So in a way we can say the years are in fact getting shorter, if my math is correct. Don’t burst my bubble here, It […]

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Mommy vs. “Lovie”: The Battle Continues

” I AM SO FRUSTRATED RIGHT NOW I SERIOUSLY WANT TO SCREAM!” I said to my three boys, in a screaming-type voice. Definitely NOT my mom of the year moment. What did they do you might be wondering. Break a window, break a T.V., break a bone, break into a house? Worse. One of them lost Georgie, AGAIN. No no don’t worry, it’s not a live pet. It’s just a lovie. A silly little blanket with a monkey head attached that goes by the name of Georgie. Let me explain. When I was pregnant with my first son, I had received […]

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Are we home yet?

“So where are you from?” Simple question right? We hear it all the time in our daily conversations and its one of the first things we ask when meeting someone new and most of the time we are only asking out of habit. Do we really even care where this person is from? And are they asking where I am from or where I call home? Cause that is different right? But let me pause right there for a second. I am an over-thinker, if that is even a word. Things that should be so simple I tend to wrestle […]

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Meet Keaton

Keaton is 8 years old and counting down the days until he can drive. Slow down kid! He wants so badly to be able to go places and do things on his own. I love his confidence, but am dreading the fact that he is already wanting to fly the nest. He is all about sports, especially football. He started playing tackle football when he was five. But it wasn’t until a few games into his first season that he actually grew any interest in handling the football. “I just want to tackle people mom.” Now three seasons in and […]

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Meet Lincoln

Mr. Lincoln is 6 years old. He is our fire and ice boy and he has been that way since birth. You get all or nothing with this guy and that is one of the things I love most about him. He doesn’t do anything half way, once he commits (and that definitely has to be his decision to commit mind you, don’t even make me talk about potty training this kid) then there is no backing down. He loves hard and battles hard but thankfully he also has the sweetest most tender heart. This kid feels hard, and even […]

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Meet McCoy

McCoy boy, as we frequently call him, is 4 years old. I understand now why the baby of the family always sort of stays the “baby” of the family. He gets the special treatment this one. I mean he still begs to be held and carried around. By the time his brothers were this age a new little brother had come along to kick him out of the carrying stage over two years ago! But he is my last so carry him I will until my back gives out. Its what the babies get right? McCoy is tough but gentle, […]

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