Month: February 2015

Pregnancy is *NOT* Fun

As much as I tried to hide it, I could feel my eyes gloss over into a cold stare. Did she really just say that? Here I was, in the throws of that lovely nausea that accompanies growing a child. I had spent a…

Playing with Fire

The river looked so peaceful tumbling over the rocks and through the snow-covered pine trees. The road weaved through the narrow canyon, the rock walls towered above us. The kids had been teasing all morning to find a sledding hill and we hadn’t driven all…

It’s a…

And They Lived Happily Ever After (why marriage has been worth all the work)

Originally posted on Catching Crawfish:
This past weekend my husband and I loaded up our car with snacks, games, books, and music and buckled our kids in their car seats for a nine-hour drive. Our boys could hardly contain their excitement to play with…

Sometimes

My thoughts on modesty, vaccines, and how maybe we can all help each other and show a little more kindness.

Having Children Ruined My Life

It’s no secret that R, our first son, came as a surprise. Sure, my husband and I rarely (if ever) admit to it, but all you would have to do is simple subtraction to figure out we had only been married a year and…