• Toddler Time ~ Thankful Tree

    November 1, 2017

    Every night, when we put Caleb to bed, we go through the same routine.  Caleb gets a song while drinking his water, he is asked what he wants to thank Jesus for, we pray, he gets two more songs (yes, he’s talked us into having three songs as a part of his bedtime routine), and…

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  • Don't shy away from visiting the pumpkin patch with a toddler and baby!

    The Pumpkin Patch with a Toddler and Baby

    October 27, 2017

    I love traditions with all my heart!  As the air turns crisp each fall, I love knowing that the time to visit the pumpkin patch is upon us!  Now that Caleb’s getting older (I mean, as he himself says, he’s “almost three”), I’m doing my best to instill a love a tradition on him.  So…

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  • Toilet Paper Roll Birdfeeder - The perfect activity to do with your toddler!

    Toddler Time ~ Toilet Paper Roll Birdfeeder

    October 25, 2017

    One of Caleb’s favorite things to do is work on craft projects.  Before Josiah was born we did a craft project almost every other week or so.  Recently, though, I realized Caleb and I hadn’t done a craft project for a while.  I thought back and realized that we hadn’t done one since Josiah was…

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  • So much of life is filled with tasks that never end. There's always more laundry, always more dishes, always more stuff to do! Here's why you should find a task that has a completion!

    All the Apples

    October 23, 2017

    It’s my dream to have a garden someday.  I would love to be able to head into the backyard, pick veggies, prepare a homemade salad, and know that my family is eating healthy and chemical free food!  As we’ve been getting our backyard fixed up (Nate just put up a fence last weekend!), we’ve intentionally…

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  • It's so hard to work out with a toddler running around but, with a little creativity and getting them involved, it's totally doable!

    Working Out with a Toddler

    August 16, 2017

    Thank you, Athleta, for sponsoring this post My Workout Outfit Top: Here // Bottoms: Here Three months postpartum and I’m well on my way to getting this baby weight off.  In fact, I’m happy to say that I weigh less now than I did when I got pregnant with Josiah!  I have a long way to go…

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  • Toddler Time ~ The Best Easter Egg Dying Hack

    April 14, 2017

    The idea of dying Easter eggs with my toddler seemed totally overwhelming to me!  I wanted to start the tradition this year but didn’t think I possibly could manage with hands being dipped in food coloring and stains all over his skin and clothes.  It just seemed like too much! A few days ago my…

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  • If your toddler has a speech delay, you need to read this post!

    When Your Toddler Doesn’t Talk

    January 16, 2017

    It can be hard for me to admit when I’m struggling.  It’s hard to admit when life has broken me down and made me question myself and the way I do things.  I want to appear strong, appear as though I have it all together, appear as though I know just what I’m doing but…

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  • The thought of sledding with toddlers can be tough but, when you get out there, it can be so much fun! Encouragement to get out with your toddler and enjoy!

    Sledding with a Couple of Toddlers

    January 6, 2017

    The week after Christmas Nate, Caleb and I headed to Spokane to visit my family.  With eleven brothers and sisters, five nieces and nephews, and four siblings-in-law you better believe trips to visit family are a whole bunch of crazy!  This time around there were only a few of us home (and by a few…

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