A Breastfeeding Journey Part 2

January 31, 2011

Here is the link to A Breastfeeding Journey Part 1. And the story continues… Chapter 4: Ling Ling I failed to mention that Haley, Haven and Paisley were all born at home.  I often forget to mention that as it seems so normal (to me). But, writing the story of my 4th child I can’t […]

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A Breastfeeding Journey Part 1

January 29, 2011

Every story has a beginning.  A good one.  A bad one. Or both. My breastfeeding journey begins as both. Chapter 1: Cha-hisser On March 20, 2002, after an excrutiatingly long labor that involved 5 1/2 hours of pushing (no typo) I finally gave birth to our 1st child.  A girl.  Haley Annabelle, 7lbs 15 1/2 […]

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Newborn Smiles Are Priceless!!

January 27, 2011

Last night as we were laying in bed I grabbed Michael’s phone to take a picture of Camden.  I accidentally hit the button and captured this!! There was virtually no light so I edited it a ton to make a visible and somewhat decent. Don’t you just love the joy this smile exudes??! And just […]

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10 Fascinating things you should know

January 18, 2011

1) Contrary to what you may be thinking, I did not get thrown out with the birth pool water.  I’ve been a complete absentee friend, neglected Facebook *gasp* and have returned zero phone calls. 2) In celebration of the summer-like weather I shaved.  Shaving is one of those events that is so much more exciting […]

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Does God Care How We Dress?

December 31, 2010

When I write I usually offend someone. *sigh* If I’m smart I’ll have my husband edit my posts before I publish.  He can see all those tiny little “jabs” that I perhaps didn’t even intend as jabs. This morning I read a post on modesty that was so well written and unoffensive that I had […]

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Our Virtual Christmas Card

December 24, 2010

I opted to forgo the Christmas cards this year and simply wait to send out birth announcements.  However, I know how sad that makes you so here’s a virtual one to hang over your virtual fireplace.

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A Book Series for the “ADHD” 6yo Boy

December 23, 2010

ADHD= We didn’t begin training him early enough which gave him the impression that it is okay to have the attention span of a fruit fly unless the subject at hand is viewed as interesting to him. Just in case you were wondering. Most books that we read are enjoyed by the whole family.  There […]

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What are the homeschooling resources that helped you?

December 20, 2010

When we first began exploring the world of homeschooling I was completely overwhelmed. I’ve heard the same thing countless times from parents considering it for their family. Where do one turn for easy to find information? Still Deciding Phase: Perspectives on Your Child’s Education: Four Views: Presents each person’s positive views of their education choice […]

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I’m totally a Hip Homeschool Mom

December 18, 2010

I really stink at writing blog posts consistently.  However, I found Hip Homeschool Moms through a new blog I am reading (I say that ever so lightly as I am a terrible blog reader. I’m thinking I have a consistency problem) called The Tuckers Take Tennessee. The Hip Homeschool Moms have a nice easy weekly […]

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Happy Birthday, Paisley!!

December 15, 2010

With each child I fully realize just how fast they grow up. I can remember Paisley’s birth like it was yesterday. It was a beautiful birth. A dream birth. (birth story at the end) Everyone who meets Paisley falls in love. Is it the curls?  Big brown eyes?  Precious smile?? It’s definitely the whole package.  […]

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