We Are Trying

This summer is a bit less…exciting…than I thought it would be. I thought we would do all these adventures and go to the park all the time and hit the beach once a week. We have not done that because, even though she is my easiest baby yet, we are sort of on Alice’s schedule rather than our own most of the time ....more

My Social Life…er…Book

I always feel a little bad when someone who is not a blogger/social media person “friends” me on Facebook. I post a lot. More than the average person, anyway ....more

We Were Liars

I didn’t even realize We Were Liars...more

“You Look Great!” and other lies I want to believe

I don’t gain weight when I’m pregnant. It’s one of the only happy side effects of pregnancy I get other than the baby at the end....more

Adventures and Netflix

Being home with three kids ages 6 and under is intense. It’s always been my goal that we get dressed and get out of the house at least for a bit every day in the summer. This summer that has sort of gone out the finger-printed window ....more

The Chosen

I had never read The Chosen...more

Three is Hard, Yo.

Dear Charlie Bird, Part of me doesn’t want to record this time in your life. I want to let it go by the way side so maybe we can both forget it. But that wouldn’t be fair because it’s part of who you are and who we are right now ....more

Because of You…

I’ve been blogging for eight years right here on Sluiter Nation. At this point, I can’t imagine my life without this blog. My life would definitely not be the same without my space here on the internet, because really, blogging hasn’t just been me writing here ....more

4 More Books for You and Your Teen

A while back I did a post about books I recommend to teens (and their parents). I also told you about these five books that you and your teen really need to read. Well guess what? ...more

Four Months Young

Dear Miss Alice, You are four months old! Today (Monday) you had your four-month well child. You weighed in at 15.08 pounds and measured 25 inches long exactly–75th percentile for height and weight ....more