Five Tips for Sewing with Young Kids Underfoot

I've been in a season of slow, simple sewing. Have you been in a season like this? I'm a homeschool … Continue reading Five Tips for Sewing with Young Kids Underfoot

When Motherhood Isn’t What You Expected 

Anytime you bring a new baby home, your life is going to change. Most of those changes are so, so … Continue reading When Motherhood Isn’t What You Expected 

Something New is Coming….

Or rather, someone. ;) This October we will be welcoming baby number five into our home! We are so excited … Continue reading Something New is Coming….

Finding the Lovely in the Chaos

Motherhood is a chaotic business. Each day is filled with noise, lots of messes, and countless challenges. The days can … Continue reading Finding the Lovely in the Chaos

A Portrait of my Everyday Hero {and win a trip for two to NYC!}

Everybody has someone in their life who has impacted them in an incredible way. That could be a teacher, a … Continue reading A Portrait of my Everyday Hero {and win a trip for two to NYC!}

Wet Bag with Pocket Tutorial and tips for potty training

We're about to enter a stage of life that I have to admit, is not my favorite. The potty training stage. … Continue reading Wet Bag with Pocket Tutorial and tips for potty training

Why I Let My Kids Help (even when I don’t want to)

"Can I help, Mama?" I know these words are coming as soon as I start to open the box. Sigh. … Continue reading Why I Let My Kids Help (even when I don’t want to)

No, I’m not “trying for a girl” (thoughts on being a boy mama)

I have four boys. When most people hear this or see me with my four handsome little men in tow, they … Continue reading No, I’m not “trying for a girl” (thoughts on being a boy mama)

Why Creativity Matters to Motherhood

I come across a lot of people who are astonished that I sew. Sometimes they're amazed because they think sewing … Continue reading Why Creativity Matters to Motherhood

10 screen-free ways to keep kids entertained inside… without going crazy

The past week has been freeeeeezing here in Wisconsin. Below freezing, actually. When it gets so cold (or rainy, or … Continue reading 10 screen-free ways to keep kids entertained inside… without going crazy