The most common cause of nonfatal choking in young children is food. At least one child dies from choking on food every five days in the U.S., and more than 12,000 children are taken to a hospital emergency room each year for food-choking injuries. The other night we had a scare. We were sitting… Read More When An Emergency Happens
Charles Dickens said, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Parenting is the easiest and the toughest job. Easy because it works on mutual love and instinctual care but tough because a single mistake can cause lifelong scars. With that said, these are things that my child will never… Read More Not My Childhood
I was thinking over the weekend of a few key things I have learned recently. Sunday’s church service had a ton to do with that as he spoke on things such as entitlement and being present in what you are doing. This of course became relatable to not only my work life but my family… Read More Lessons Learned
Hey y’all! I know it has been a while since I have written anything but we had a death in the family and I had to travel to North Carolina. It has been hectic to say the least but I am back home now and can play catch-up. So last time I wrote about traveling… Read More Have Baby Will Travel III
For All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever.” 1 Peter 1:24-25 Time: The one thing we all have and can be the most abused gift we are given. I am guilty… Read More Time…
I can’t believe the time has passed as quickly as it has. One year already and it feels like we just brought him home! God has truly blessed us with the most amazing baby and I am so grateful to be his mama. His birthday party was a huge success and I would like to… Read More Lil Man’s First Birthday!
Our greatest fear is that our children will lose the battle with their addiction. For some families, this fear has become their new reality. June 26th, 2017 is the day that shook our world. We received word my husbands eldest nephew, Jake, lost his fight with his demons. After achieving a period of abstinence, the devil… Read More The Day The Devil Knocked & The Door Was Answered
January first was the last day I pumped. I am still breastfeeding at night and in the morning if Coop wants but he has weaned himself pretty much to only at night. I decided an organic powdered formula would work best for us being the most economical and environmentally friendly. I researched formula better than… Read More Breast Milk Diaries III
My husband asked me if I was okay with the way we are spending New Years Eve. Sitting on the couch, drinking hot tea while our little one is tucked in snug as a bug fast asleep. My response was absolutely! I wouldn’t trade it for the world! We have celebrated New Years many different… Read More How Things Have Changed, & I Am Okay With That!
Magic Reindeer Food Printout INGREDIENTS Raw uncooked oats Sugar cookie sprinkles Plastic sandwich or snack baggies Ribbon in festive holiday colors Paper for the printable tags INSTRUCTIONS Pour 3-4 tablespoons of oats into each plastic bag. Add a tablespoon or two of sprinkles. Close the baggie with… Read More Magic Reindeer Food!