Summer Road Trip 2019 Day 4 and 5

We added five hours on to our trip to the Grand Canyon opting to stay off the interstate and get a more scenic route. If I never stay at a recognizable hotel chain again long as I live, I think I’ll be just fine. There are so many places we wanted to visit including the…

Summer Road Trip Day One

Eleven hours of driving and we are still in Texas. We had high hopes of making it to Carlsbad, New Mexico, but we had even higher hopes of making this trip memorable and stress free. We downloaded this app that shows you points of interest along your route which made for some fun and interesting…

Norah’s Baptism

There is a saying that you are the average of the five people whom you are around the most. Today we celebrated Norah joining our Catholic church through the sacrament of Baptism. We were surrounded by a beautiful community of friends and family that are responsible for encouraging us to be the faithful family that…

Butterfly Home School Project

We have had many ups and down this home school year but even I learned something from this little project that we did with caterpillars. Great things take time, great things are worth waiting for and eventually we will grow into the amazing creature that God intended us to become.

Welcoming Norah

There is absolutely no birth video on the planet that can prepare you for the actual rite of childbirth, let alone natural childbirth. Yeah you read all the articles on the stages of labor, your friends give you their experiences but the only way to really know….. is to walk through that ring of fire…

Teach kids to love Vegetables and finish their Dinner

The girls both have gone or are currently going through this phase where they need to be prompted to finish their vegetables. Yes every parent’s daily struggle. When people comment “you guys are so lucky that your kids eat their food” I take a deep breath and internally snarl. “Lucky nothing!! If you knew how…