Motherhood · Tastes + Treats

Busted + Accidentally Greenish Cookie Bars

Nora Beth has been sleeping in her big girl bed for a few months now and loves it. She gets so excited to slip into her “fing-gamo” sheets and snooze. For a while, if she was having a hard time staying in bed, we would move her into her crib to stay. Except when we… Continue reading Busted + Accidentally Greenish Cookie Bars

Tastes + Treats

Toddler Approved Broccoli Cheddar Muffins

For an early Christmas gift, Davey received a brand new smoker right before Thanksgiving of last year. Immediately Nora Beth labeled it “Daddy’s robot.” She always likes to check and see what the robot is up to and has recently learned of the delicious fruits of its labors. Last weekend, she was thrilled to receive… Continue reading Toddler Approved Broccoli Cheddar Muffins

Have Faith · Motherhood

The Well: A Motherhood Manifesto

You know how once you become a mother, it suddenly becomes an unspoken requirement to greet other mothers with, “Hey, Mama!” Well, Hey Mamas! Listen, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore that as a generation of mothers, we seem to be finding more joy in broadcasting the trials of parenthood than in the job with… Continue reading The Well: A Motherhood Manifesto

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The Fuel or The Fight

Nora Beth woke up from her nap yesterday with a case of croup. She went through the evening, night and most of today in great spirits, totally defying her barking cough and fever. She was exceptionally snuggly, which isn’t her norm, and at one point reached up, touched my mouth and whispered, “Mommy. Your lips… Continue reading The Fuel or The Fight

Motherhood

The Mind of a Toddler

I find my brain feeling like it’s been run through a Vitamix these days. I mean, not in a bad way, entirely… who doesn’t love a nice whirl through a power appliance? I started two separate to-do lists on Sunday… a professional one (eek!) and a personal one (even more eek!). Things on my personal… Continue reading The Mind of a Toddler