I’m back!

It has been over a month since I have sat down to write anything. I wish I could report that our little family has a been on a whirlwind vacation the past month and half but at last, that’s not the case. I took a bit of a hiatus to just deal with life.  As […]

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Reflecting On 30 and 40 Before 40

I turned thirty in April.  Since my birthday, I have been reflecting on this whole aging thing quite a bit. I don’t really have a problem with getting older and I certainly  do not feel different than I did at 29. However, as I reflect on the first 30 years of my life, particularly my […]

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May Recap

May is quickly coming to an end and it has been a busy month for us but things are finally starting to wind down.  I’m excited for the slow down and I’m looking forward to having some more quality time with my kids and time to read. Sports Madness Most of May kept us super […]

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Go Set A Watchman

Go Set a Watchman

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on July 16, 2015. It’s not often that I can sit back and devour a book but yesterday, I did exactly that with Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.  When this book was announced earlier this year, I immediately pre-ordered it from Amazon and have […]

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How We Keep the Romance Alive as Parents of Five

Daniel and I started dating a few months after my fifteenth birthday during the summer between my freshman and sophomore year of high school  He is very much my high school sweetheart.  I married him when I was eighteen, just a few short months after I graduated from high school. In the course of our […]

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I Did It! I Survived Graduate School!

I did it! This past Wednesday I took my comprehensive exams to finish up my master’s degree!  I was nervous about failing them but I passed all three of them!  Tuesday night I will give a twenty minute presentation over a paper I wrote and I will take one more final test on Wednesday night […]

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Hello April!

Wow!  It has been almost a month since I have posted a blog entry.  This past month has just been crazy and busy, but good! World Traveler My last blog post was on March 15 and I boarded a plane early the next morning to head to Italy!  I had so much fun in Italy! […]

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March Madness

Starting Out Rough I had really high hopes that March would be a bit easier on us than January and February. However, that is not proving to be true so far.  Just four days into March and we have sick kids…again.  Poor Lauren has had a headache and congestion all week.  I’m pretty sure that […]

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Best Baby Products for the First Six Months

Our youngest set of twins (babies number 4 and 5!)  turned six months old this past Saturday!  The past six months have flown by.  They are growing so quickly and it breaks my momma heart a little bit.  I am just not ready for these babies to grow up so fast! I have reached the […]

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February Recap

It’s the last weekend in February. I wanted to give a little February Recap and let everyone know what we’ve been up to this month! Bye, Bye Illness Our February wasn’t totally illness free but it was so much better than January.  The first two weeks of February saw the babies still recovering with the […]

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