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…

Guadalupe State Park

Ryan had a work meeting out of town and we decided that we would tag along last minute. I don’t see how couples can be apart weeks or months at a time. My husband just planned to be gone one night. We threw some things in the car, loaded the girls up and drove four…

Norah two weeks

March 20, 2019 This week is my dad’s birthday, he would have been 76. He had six daughters all together. Three from the first marriage and three from his second. It’s almost like a dream to have three girls. He is my step dad but my dad still. I wonder what words of wisdom he…

And baby girl makes three

This morning I made a double batch of pancakes to get us through the end of the week. I even was able to breastfeed while pouring batter. The girls helped with chores and we even made time for a little photoshoot. Three little girls + my obsession for photos = Photo Blogs, you’re welcome! Yesterday…

Faith, Family and Homeschool

I talked myself into believing that I was satisfied with two kids. They were beautiful and healthy and I should be happy for what God had given me and my husband. As a young girl I had always imagined myself with four or even six children, I enjoyed the thought of a big family. But…

Christmas 2018

We celebrated the birth of our Lord yesterday and I prayed that my girls would experience the true meaning of Christmas. My family prefers quality time over presents all the time. Right now I’m listening to the girls watch videos we filmed yesterday. They are recording more videos and we will probably spend the day…

Why I chose to Homeschool

I scrolled through Facebook seeing all the smiling faces of kids headed out on their first day of school and as a first year homeschool mom. I got a little sad. I started to question my choices and if we had made the right decision. My oldest daughter attended kindergarten at the public school down…

5 Steps to a Productive Day for Stay at Homeschooling Mom

I have been a working mom, a stay at home mom and a working at home mom. It is all hard and all challenging, but winning the morning can help you win the day. My newest adventure in motherhood is being a working at homeschooling mom. When I say “work” it encompasses my paying job…