10 Ways to Make Christmas Special For Your Kids

For most people, December is loaded with activity. Parties, concerts, cooking, shopping, traveling, and the list goes on and on….and on. December also carries a load of potential for creating sweet memories that your kids will remember for the rest of their lives. Here are 10 ways to make Christmas special for your kids this year. […]

Poppy Seed Turkey Casserole

It’s the weekend after Thanksgiving… Are you tired of turkey yet? Even my extremely NON-picky eaters have been giving me looks that say, “Really mom? More turkey?”  This year we had a quiet Thanksgiving at home — just my husband and three kids. However, we got a 19 pound turkey… Our motto is “Go big or […]

6 Reasons I Love the Agnitus Games for Learning App

I’m always looking for ways to engage my children in learning beyond what they are learning at school.  Now that we’ve started to get into more of a rhythm of school, early mornings, routines, school work, I wanted to have something different and educational on our iPad to use for downtime after school. As I looked for some […]

5 Ways to Embrace Your Child’s Current Obsession

Current Obsession

Think about your child’s current obsession. Is it something you love as well? Or does your child’s current obsession annoy you? Maybe it’s just something that’s not necessarily up your alley… At multiple points in your child’s life, they will hyper-focus on one certain game, activity, movie, toy, etc.  If you have girls, they are probably still […]

My Love-Hate Relationship with Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up. It’s a weekend that I simultaneously love and hate. There’s a sense of celebration, yet a sense of grief. There’s joyfulness, while sadness also looms in the shadows. I love that everyone that has a mother they could celebrate, but I hate that some are unable to this weekend because […]

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Infertility

Infertility sucks. I wish it upon no one. It proved to be one of the hardest times in my life and in our marriage. If you are currently in the process or have ventured down the road of infertility…you know the feeling. It’s not fun. Through all the trials of infertility, my incredibly supportive husband encouraged […]

10 Male Infertility Myths For Couples Trying to Get Pregnant

Male infertility myths can be immensely discouraging to men (and women). Often the discussions about infertility center around women, miscarriages, getting women to relax (a myth in itself), and more. But rarely do people take time to focus on the male infertility myths associated with the infertility process. In our experience as a couple walking through […]