Lemonade

Lemonade

So, it’s been pretty lemony over here lately. Anyone have a good recipe for lemonade? But seriously…it’s getting hot. I NEED a recipe. A friend sent me a message a little over two weeks ago and asked how things were going (this was after...

Two by Two: Happy Birthday Munchkins!

Yes, today is the day our little ones turn two. Happy birthday munchkins!! For some reason, I can’t stop singing, “The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah. The ants go marching two by two hurrah, hurrah. The ants go marching two by two, the little...

Fall Tradition: Christmas Tree Cutting

Though many families have holiday traditions, I’ve always felt like our summertime was more steeped in tradition since that was camp time.  We had opening day and final day, vespers and devotional, fiesta day, and many other smaller traditions. But, for the...

World Prematurity Day

Today, November 17th is World Prematurity Day. This is a subject that is near and dear to us, and one that I didn’t realize impacted so many families around the world until I was a part of one of those families. Our kiddos were born at 31 weeks (read the birth...

Breathe Easier

After a few months of doctor’s appointments and tests, Neala had her tonsils and adenoids removed as well as her turbinates reduced. She was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea, and after her sleep study, we went to the ear, nose and throat doctor for a follow up...

Lost But Not Forgotten

Today, October 15th is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Not a single day goes by that I’m not extremely grateful for our vibrant, beautiful, full of personality, kiddos. And not a single day has gone by since that September day in 2012 when I...

Toddler Sleep Study: Not that Fun

My list of things I never want to do again: Toddler Sleep Study Neala and I went on a girls date last night. To a hotel. For a sleep study. Turns out, the kid has giant tonsils which may be causing her Darth Vader-like mouth breathing and, more importantly, sleep...

My Village

It seems like we hit a new milestone almost daily. I’m not talking about just our kids, but in our lives as adults too. I try to spend some time each week reflecting on how far we’ve come in the past few years. This blog was suppose to be my place to do...

I’ve Got that Brush Ranch Feeling

You guys….WE DID IT!!! We had a reunion for a thing that only exists in our hears and memories! I will attempt a recap of our Brush Ranch Reunion weekend for those of you who were unable to join us. (I will also say that I’m exhausted and this blog...

Father’s Day, 2015

On this Father’s Day (once again…I did actually start writing this on Father’s Day…I think I should probably give my blog a new name, “At Least a Day Late and more than a Dollar Short”), I have a few things to share (many are not at...

“Are you in the medical field?”

For months now I’ve been a bit uninspired to blog…sorry! Maybe uninspired isn’t the right word, the real explanation is that my kids went from two naps to one and my husband has an insane schedule and so blogging has taken a back seat. That’s...

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