HAPPY 2021! The world is crazy, right? We're all spinning on an endless carousel of insanity and nobody will stop it even for JUST A SECOND SO I CAN GET A DANG FUNNEL CAKE but what are you going to do. I decided that what I am going to do is ignore everything like it's … Continue reading Blippi Revisited – I Hate Him Less but Also More
Hey, hi, we're living in a dystopian novel. Unless you're Brendan Fraser emerging from a bunker in Blast from the Past and the first thing you've done is come straight to my blog (in which case I love you Brendan and things are gonna get better for you booboo), you know we're living in a … Continue reading Hey Teachers? Parents? We’re on the Same Team.
It's been a while since I've written, and there's a lot of reasons for that: including returning to teaching and having a baby. ♥ I've really been examining what that means for my writing and if I'm going to continue to pursue blogging and such. I think this: I am going to keep writing, but … Continue reading Don’t Hurry, Be Happy
I have a child. A 3-year-old boy. I am also 20 weeks pregnant with my second boy. Let me tell you something: I feel different this time around. In case you haven't been following my blog for nigh on 5 years now, let me tell you a bit of how my first pregnancy rolled out: … Continue reading It’s Okay to Feel Different About Kid #2
In case you're unfamiliar with the term - Niche: denoting or relating to products, services, or interests that appeal to a small, specialized section of the population. Y'all know I'm a blogger. Duh, right? You might know that I am a former English teacher, you probably know that I have a wonderful husband and (almost) … Continue reading How to Find Your Niche
My son Asher is turning 3 in just over a month. While I would love to wax eloquent on all of the amazing reasons my child is an incredible treasure unfolding before my eyes, I find myself preoccupied with a more pressing issue: the birthday party. Now I imagine that one of two things is … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Cheap out on Your Kid’s Birthday Party
This weekend I attended quite possibly the most beautiful wedding I have ever attended. (Second only to my own, of course) Obviously, it was beautifully decorated and the bride was gorgeous and the church was lovely, but it was particularly beautiful because of the overwhelming love involved. I, as a person with way too many emotions … Continue reading All the Marriage Advice You’ll Ever Need (Maybe)
So I quit my teaching job to write, remember? And then I came back to work as a sub and ended up taking a long-term position, meaning I'm basically the teacher in here. And then I sort of quit writing for a while. A little backwards, but hey. That's how I roll sometimes. Who needs … Continue reading Please don’t ask me for directions. I don’t know where I’m going.
You may find this surprising, but the word "entertainment" appears in the Bible exactly 0 times. Crazy, right? There is also a conspicuous absence of the words "movie", "television", "comic book", "video game" and "internet" which is just wild to me. Like, you know my boy Peter spent His evenings binge-watching the Great British Baking Show. So why … Continue reading Christians and Entertainment: Where Should we Draw the Line?
My dog, Phoebe, is a beautiful creature. I was looking through my pictures recently and just... look how she's always there ♥ We got her from a shelter when I was pregnant and nesting and dying for a creature to care for and my wilting succulents just weren't cutting it. The thing is though - when … Continue reading A Lesson on First Impressions from my Dog