Half-Empty?Absolutely not…

I lay there pretty exhausted after a long day of reading, math, religious studies, science, spelling, trampoline jumping and volleyball playing. I must have exclaimed at how tired I was and it only took a few seconds before I saw his little feet dart across the room, picking up the cover for his Lego table…

5 Truths of Motherhood:

I’m not wasting my education…

Her hands heavy as she tapped my shoulder with enough force to maneuver my body around, her eyes searching me beseechingly requiring answers, her voice nervous and almost pained, “beta”, an Urdu word referring to a child, “why are you wasting your education?” she asked.  In rhetoric fashion, I repeated her question, “you graduated right?…

I didn’t marry my best friend.

What kind of blog post is this?? breaking the norm? shifting from the ideology that our marital success lies in marrying our best friends? deviating from the cliche? eekk…well here goes.

My Father | Their Grandfather

When my father visits, I love watching the relationships he forms with each of my children flourish in their own ways. Each of them have helped to bring out more emotion from this man who was always caring underneath a very tough exterior. He texts me to ask how they are doing, sends his love…

My Special visitor…

You snuck up on me very quickly; and left me all too soon. You came swiftly and filled my life with mercy and although I am grateful for the renewed spirit I found while visiting with you, the void you have left behind keeps me uneasy during the day and awake at night. Such a…

While Mommy makes dinner…

Sometimes they just run around the house, playing tag and soccer and sometimes, i need some quiet while I complete the things I need to do…I’m sharing a few things that keep my kids quiet while I make dinner. They normally sit around the counter or breakfast table so they are close by and we…

Working out post baby

  Post baby, I am always committed to getting back into shape and the two ways i’m doing that is by working out (at home and gym) and swimming along with of course, a healthy diet. I know there’s a barrage of articles pertaining to loving your post partum body and while I think we…

4 wheeler

When my daughter turned 5, she insisted on getting a motorcycle for her birthday and we did indeed, search all of our small town for one for her. Who knew you could find them at pep boys? ha, well, lo and behold we brought it home and it would turn on alright but wouldn’t ever…

5 Tips on Bringing Home a New Baby

He woke up in the middle of the night and realized we weren’t home. There was crying and sadness at 2 am and lots of checking the garage and driveway for his daddy’s car and so when we did come back home with a new baby, he wasn’t entirely sure about her. Today, 6  1/2…