Chickens and Kids…

So once upon a time, I decided I really, really wanted chickens.  I spent countless hours perusing pinterest to find out everything I needed to know about chickens.  Then I spent countless more hours convincing my husband that chickens were an amazing idea and we could weekend warrior a coop–no problem. Finally, I had him […]

Living the Life….Confession

Confession…it’s a thing…a really good thing…a run out to your local priest and get this thing done, thing.  If you’re Catholic, you’ve probably gone at least one time this year, because frankly we’re asked to go at least that often.  But maybe instead of saying that it’s something I have to do, what if I said that it was something […]

Let’s Talk About….Babywearing

Babywearing:  it’s a THING.  If you google “babywearing”  you will find hundreds of videos and entire sites dedicated to babywearing.  I guarantee, if you spend any time perusing these videos, you will find a rainbow-haired, colorfully-tattooed Dutch mama who is particularly good at wrapping her babies; that girl can wrap like a ninja! I have only recently purchased my first […]

Why start a blog??

I have thought about starting my own blog for a few years now.  I briefly blogged for a local news site, and had one article published in the local newspaper, but life with little kids was busy — crazy busy — like it was impossible to carve out the time to do both well.  Something had […]

And So It Begins…

Every story has a beginning.  On the day that I was born, my husband was walking down the aisle with his second grade class to receive his First Communion.  We grew up in  in different states, on opposite shores of Lake Michigan, but one day, almost exactly twenty four years after I was born, we […]