Category Archives: motherhood

date night.

The pictures in this post are a bit crazy looking. I blame it on the sugar high. Please ignore. Ephraim’s obsessive love for his mama is a well-established and well-documented fact. But he seems to have turned it up a notch of late. Without hesitation he will tell anyone who will listen that I am […]

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our golden age.

Confession: three weeks ago the kids and I begged Brent for another baby. Sarah promised the baby could sleep in her room whether it was a boy or a girl. Ephraim suggested we name him/her Scout. And I made a pretty solid case that having a third kid would actually be easy because I have […]

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thoughts on mamahood right now.

While Sarah and Brent were gone last weekend Ephraim and I had lots of together time. It’s so fun to be with each of our children alone. So many of the normal behavior issues we struggle with vanish when they don’t feel like they have to compete with each other for our attention. On Sunday […]

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who me?

Who’s three feet tall and can run a one mile Fun Run in fourteen and a half minutes? This guy. Be afraid. Be very, very afraid. Who’s almost seven years old and proved that even while stressing herself to the max over defending her 10th place finish in last year’s Fun Run, can still shave […]

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joyful girl.

The chalkboard quote comes from the title of my favorite Ani song…and possibly my favorite song period, Joyful Girl. Brent doesn’t get it at all (Ani or the song) but he loves me so he puts it on the playlist for every party we ever have. Which means inevitably the song plays after I’ve settled […]

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