Therapy

You know how some families have loads of activities that weigh them down each season? Like tennis and baseball and swim team and lacrosse and ballet all at the same time? Yeah, we're not like that.  We have loved the "one or none" approach with our kids thus far.  But this spring has felt a …

Family TV

Remember Family Ties?   Growing Pains? The Cosby Show? (withholding my comment about Bill, you're welcome.) When I was a kid, it used to be easy for my family to sit down together and watch TV some nights.  We all agreed, (meaning my Dad chose and held the remote aptly called "the power") and we …

bathing suits

Bathingsuit season is here, y'all. It's that time of year where I lose my mind trying to find something that I like for myself and also with 4 daughters, cue the drama. tankini, midkini, bikini, sheesh.  Let's bring back the bathing costumes of old. In the meantime, my favorite bathing suit shop this year is …

Yes, thank you.

Every so often I'm going to post a "Yes, thank you" blog highlighting something that I love! Today's "Yes, thank you" has given me hours of my life and saved me loads of money...Online grocery shopping at Harris Teeter.  I'm not even exaggerating. Because let's be honest, my trips to the store don't look anything …

Surprises

I usually don't love surprises.  I'm a big time planner - even if those plans change. For me, some of the fun lies in the planning! Last summer though I got a good surprise- I saw my Bennett fall deep in love with kids with special needs.  We were volunteering at our church's VBS and …

In my earbuds…

There just aren't enough hours in the day for all the podcasts I want to enjoy.  My gateway drug was, of course, Serial, but since then I've become obsessed with streaming content through my earbuds! My gushing today is all about Jamie Ivey- She blogs every now and then at jamieivey.com and her podcasts drop …

Balancing Act

2 in, 3 out.  That's how we've been rolling this year.  The big girls have been back at home this year and we only have a month left of this balancing act with the little two in our local public elementary school. It's been a redemption year for the bigs as so much needed time and …