I stop myself a lot of times in sitting down to write for this blog. There’s always a shirt to be put away or a baby to care for. I could be prepping dinner (yeah right) or labeling my pantry (been meaning to for five years), I could be doing sit-ups (no thanks) or reading… Continue reading The KATaster of Last Night
As a new mom of four the most major life change I’ve found is that I’m not operating at 100% anymore. Not that I ever was, really, but whatever level of energy I had with say, 3 kids (including twin BOYS) is even less now. Now, my every step has to be calculated — searching… Continue reading My everyday crossroads. Which way would you go?
Here we are, middle of September. The back to school lunch bags are on clearance at Target and replaced with scary insanity like this: Within seconds of school starting my kids came home asking, “When’s Halloween??” And while I don’t mind the curiosity, I just wanted to get through the first week of packing a… Continue reading My Top Five Halloween Costume Ideas (that require very little prep work)
I’ve been a parent now for approximately 6 and 1/2 years. If I worked in an industry or sat down at a desk anywhere for 6 and 1/2 years, I would be considered a veteran – a loyalist – perhaps even an expert in my particular position. Yet with parenting, it feels like I start… Continue reading 3 Magical Tips That Reduce the Friction (and Complaining) In Our Home
I mean this, of course, in the nicest way. And of course, I presume that those who love summer and all that it offers have a well-balanced aging of children, likely only one three year old boy. Or fewer kids with strong personalities. I also assume those who love summer are mild-mannered in nature, have… Continue reading So Long, Sweet Summer. Now, Go.
If you are a regular reader or friend, you know our twin story, you know it’s one of grace and mercy, sprinkled with surprise and hope. Deep down I wanted twins as a young mom. But you can’t really put your order in for what you want – so I kept it on my heart. And… Continue reading My Top Tips For Surviving Twins