Monthly archives: February, 2014

When Did I Become “Just a Mom”?

When Did I Become “Just a Mom”?

I quit my job in February of 2011. I cannot believe that I haven’t worked in 3 years! In some ways it seems like just yesterday that I became a stay-at-home mom, but in others I feel so far removed from the workforce that it seems I was never really there. But when did I


The Best Place to Live?

The last few months have been difficult for me, mostly because it has been an awful winter. We have had more snow than I ever remember having, and it was downright freezing off and on. There have been few opportunities to go outside, and we are all going a little stir crazy. I didn’t realize


Send Them or Hold Them Back?

I have been thinking about whether to send the twins to kindergarten when they turn five or to wait pretty much since they were born. I never understood why people held their kids back a year when it was just Luke, but I think that was because he was so old for his class to begin


Valentine’s Day Heart Suncatchers

I have seen things floating around Pinterest using Borax to make crystals, so I thought I’d try it myself. This activity was super easy and the results were great! The kids really enjoy looking at them hanging in the kitchen window. One word of caution, do the pouring of the Borax yourself, I’m not sure