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

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)

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

Raising Creative Kids: 10 ways to encourage your kids to be creative

Today is the day we're starting the Raising Creative Kids series! This isn't going to be a "post every day … Continue reading Raising Creative Kids: 10 ways to encourage your kids to be creative

On Motherhood

This afternoon, a dear friend stopped by my house for a visit. We chatted about her upcoming wedding plans, and … Continue reading On Motherhood