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…

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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…

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Something New is Coming….

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

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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