Reward Sticker Board for Toddlers

Reward Sticker Board for Toddlers

A month or so ago, I posted my toddler’s sticker reward board on social media and have received quite a few inquiries about this project, so I thought I would share some more information. In the past, we had been using Time-Out as a way to discipline our daughter. This worked very well at first, […]

He Breathed Life Back Into Our Baby…and in me.

He Breathed Life Back Into Our Baby…and in me.

God has opened my eyes wider than ever before. Three days before Laylin’s two month old milestone, the thought of her dying entered my mind and I was beyond scared, desperate and weak. Nothing has ever brought me to my knees quicker or with such conviction than this experience. Losing my children is my biggest […]

Our tiny sparks…

Our tiny sparks…

“In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches. But a tiny spark can set a great forest on fire.” James 3:5 To me, the tongue is the most powerful muscle in our body. With its movement we can leave greatness or destruction. When I read this verse this week, […]

Mommy times two…

Mommy times two…

As many of you already know, we were blessed with our second addition earlier this month. Little Laylin Jane arrived at 3:28am on August 9th, 2014. She weighed 6lbs, 9oz and was 19 inches long. She is such a peanut compared to our first daughter, who weighed over 8lbs. We are overjoyed with the arrival […]

A Poem for My Little One

A Poem for My Little One

I had one of those breathtaking moments last night as I held my daughter before bedtime. I watched our shadows on the wall and realized she’s not going to be this small for much longer. It was such a sweet moment as I rubbed her back and she rubbed mine, squeezing one another so tight […]

Why I chose to breastfeed and co-sleep with my toddler…

Why I chose to breastfeed and co-sleep with my toddler…

There are so many choices in life, but once you become a mother those choices seem to double as you are also making decisions for your little one and family. Many of these choices happen without us even blinking or anyone around us paying any attention to the choices we are making, but then there […]

Gender Reveal Ideas

Gender Reveal Ideas

Pregnancy comes with lots of fun announcements! First there’s the announcement that you are indeed pregnant after the long wait of 12 weeks for most. Then, if you choose, you can find out the gender and reveal! As most of you know, we’re now expecting baby #2 and recently found out the gender. We choose […]

Stop comparing and love your life…

Stop comparing and love your life…

Comparison – the act of looking at things to see how they are similar or different. Envy – the feeling of wanting to have what someone else has Want – to desire or wish for (something) Scrutinize – to examine (something) carefully especially in a critical way These words all come to mind when I […]