Kids, Mom diary

When Mama is TIRED

This is a tricky post to write. But if I don’t write it, I would feel dishonest. I’ve been going through a bout of depression and lots of I-don’t-wanna-be-a-mom-today moments for the last month. I said it. It’s not pretty. It sounds ungrateful. But it’s still true. Depression is not a common enemy of mine,… Read More When Mama is TIRED

Kids, Mom diary

On going from 2 to 3 kids

Last night my visiting aunt was hysterically laughing at my life. She literally said “I’m laughing at your life,” which made the rest of the family snort with laughter! I love that about her. Watching the ridiculous chaos my kids embody reminded her of when her boys were small. She couldn’t help but giggle at our everyday nonsense of… Read More On going from 2 to 3 kids

Kids, Mom diary

Merry Christmas 2015

Now that the boys are out of toddlerhood, I’ve been trying to teach them about the true meaning of Christmas — but it turns out I’m the one who could use a lesson or two. I tell them about Christ’s birth and how a baby changed the world. We talk about being grateful and generous in His honor.… Read More Merry Christmas 2015