Love and blueberry muffins

It all started with blueberry muffins. My husband mentioned them as we were getting ready for bed one night. For those of you who don’t know him, the ‘mentioning’ is his way of asking me to make them without really asking. He very rarely asks for anything, so of course, I was going to make … [Read more…]

Four things I’ve mastered in my marriage

My husband and I have only been married a little over eight years, but even in that short amount of time, there are a few things that I’ve pretty much mastered when it comes to our relationship. I don’t mean to brag or anything, but when I set my mind to something, I totally go … [Read more…]

My husband broke my mama heart with five little words

This article originally appeared on Her View From Home “The way he follows you around and never wants to leave your side? I’d give anything for that.” I’d give anything for that. The words came from my husband. And they completely broke my heart. The “he” my husband was referring to was my three-year-old toddler, Big M. … [Read more…]

Today we’re getting up close and personal

Months ago, I read an article about a brand new mom who took her own life after a silent battle with postpartum depression. As I stared at the pictures of her, I couldn’t stop thinking about her family. Her husband and her daughter, who would now have to figure out how to live life without … [Read more…]

I’ve loved you four years and forever

The 1,460 days you’ve been alive have been the craziest, amazing, exhaustingly wonderful days of my life. You have more orneriness inside your little body than I know what to do with and I’ve yelled at you more times than you’ve probably deserved. And your energy, your never-ending energy, makes me feel twice my age, … [Read more…]

Forget the messes and make the memories

This is a picture of my three-year-old’s room from earlier this afternoon. There isn’t a thing in this picture that doesn’t drive me absolutely crazy… the unmade bed, random orange dish towel that I had no idea he even had, blankets piled in a heap on the floor, and how the rug has turned into … [Read more…]