You’re not doing a good job (and other lies we imply)

Me and my clingy guy this week while working in the garage. I’m obviously not amused. I’m attempting a garage sale this weekend (and of course now rain is scheduled for Saturday), there’s a birthday party to plan (Bluebelle is turning 4!), and I have so much other stuff on my plate that my stress is through the roof. I’m also turning 30 this month. That’s not relevant, but it...

How’s this for motivation? Be ordinary.

  Me. Second-day hair, garage sale shirt with a paint stain on it, putting up ornaments. Totally boring. A few days ago I read a post written by my friend Megan about how she gained 1,000 blog followers in 6 months. I’ll be honest, she does intentional blogging far better than I do. I can barely muster the time and energy to write most days! I always find myself using...

When you just want your mom (or dad).

Me and my own girl Most of the time, I embrace the fact that I didn’t have the “typical” family experience growing up. Sometimes that’s not the case. I just want to take this time to be completely honest and say I wish my mother was more like a typical mom right now. I always find myself wishing that near special times in my life. Now my mom is great,...