Tilly’s New Zealand Adventure

Five years ago I didn’t know a single person in New Zealand. Today, I send my second daughter to the southern hemisphere to join her sister and our big, beautiful extended family....more

Different Stains Different Stages

This post was sponsored by the Maker of OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their Max Force™ ...more

From Homeschool to Community College

I am no stranger to difficult children. In fact, when I look at my children and run the numbers, I am quite convinced that I have a disproportionate number of difficult children. From car seat screamers to non-nappers to projectile-vomiters…I take the lead ....more

How to Survive Your Daughter’s First Period {HelloFlo}

Have I ever mentioned that I have...more

Love on a Mission {Part 14}

Love on a Mission is the story of how Chuck and I fell in love and got married. Be sure and get caught up by reading my page: Love on a Mission....more

Diary of a Non-Ordinary Life

Photo by my talented friend, Jen Bogle....more

How to Host a Fabulous Football Party

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Meet Frodo: Future Service Dog

Meet Frodo, Mordecai’s future service dog. Frodo is an eight week old labradoodle puppy who we will be training ourselves. Why a service dog? ...more

Penguins and Omelets

Yesterday was a real winner. It started when I attempted to extricate myself out from underneath (what I like to affectionately call) a dead penguin. He was fuzzy and warm (thanks to his Land’s End pajamas) but not in an ideal position for a mom who needed to wake up three kids for junior high ....more

The Perfect New Mom Gift Basket

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