Marriage · Parenthood · Relationships

Burn out, Appreciation, and Grace

One of my friends was talking the other day about being exhausted, not just sleep exhausted but how everything seems to take so much more effort after kids. Maybe it’s from having to herd kids around all day? Maybe it’s the not getting constant sleep to make up for what happens on the daily? Maybe… Continue reading Burn out, Appreciation, and Grace

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Marriage · Parenthood · Relationships

Split Attention

While talking to one of my mom friends tonight and we each have two kids; our youngest kids are only a month apart (10 and 11 months), we needed another mother to commiserate with about how stressful parenting more than one child at a time can be. The jealousy, split attention all that comes along… Continue reading Split Attention

Marriage · Relationships

My Husband

My husband Shawn and I have been together for eight years and married for five of those years, and boy what an adventure it has been thus far.   We met while we were in high school but we never really hung out. There was a class called JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) that… Continue reading My Husband

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Divorce

My parents divorced when I was eight years old, at the time I didn’t understand what that meant. When you are eight years old all you care about is Barbie’s, playing with your friends, and going to the mall (what else can you do in a small town?). I knew other kids whose parents weren’t… Continue reading Divorce