When My Home Feels Out Of Control

The past six months have been some of the most difficult of my entire life. My youngest son was hospitalized for almost two weeks in October, and our family has been reeling ever since. Simple things seem hard – Cleaning schedules Meal plans Homeschooling consistency The laundry I have yet to get these basics back on track.   Although my son is home now...Read More

Mom Confession: YouTube Makes My Life Easier

I used to be a little bitter when I cooked dinner and then my husband didn't do the dishes. To be fair, most nights he would, but some nights, not so much. I would also hate my life when the laundry needing to be folded piled up on my bed throughout the day and I could no longer see the other side of my...Read More

Weekly And Daily Routines (that are not so routine)

I wrote an entire post last week whining about how hard it is to be consistent with our routines. Turns out, I am not alone in this quest to figure out how to maintain the flow of our days. Many of you asked for more information about what our routines are, no matter how bad I am at keeping them consistent. I get it....Read More

Giving Ourselves Grace

You might be the worst mom ever. How could you let him play Minecraft that long? Did you even think about what vegetable to serve for dinner tonight?  He can't have that much sugar. Why did you say yes to the candy bar? You're choosing easy over what is right, again. Why didn't you sign him up for the social skills class sooner? How...Read More