What Being at Disney Taught me About Being a Mom


I am a mom. I mean, I think that is pretty obvious, since I talk about my daughters and our hopefully soon to be adopted son in pretty much every single blog post.  I usually don’t think about being a mom, I just AM one. I do what needs to be done, when it needs [Read On]

One More Reason Why #DisneyWorld Rocks!


Bella tends to be a little nervous when we go to crowded areas, or someplace that she doesn’t know.  It helps when she has a *friend* to help her cuddle with and talk out her fears to.  When we got to Downtown Disney on Saturday we ended up going into the HUGE Disney store that [Read On]

VeggieTales In the House!!


When I went to Nashville, I told you that I was there to see a sneak peak of the new Veggie Tales Movie Beauty and the Beet….but I was also there to learn about a NEW Veggie Tales venture that is coming soon: VeggieTales in the House!   That’s right, coming in November on NetFlix [Read On]

Monday Facts – Disney Edition!


Fact: We arrived in Florida Saturday morning. Our plane touched down at 9:10am and it has been a fun whirlwind since! Fact: I was so nervous about that flight! We never flew with the ids before, and I was sure that something major would go wrong. I couldn’t have been more wrong!  The girls LOVED [Read On]

Just another day in #FosterCare


So yesterday was….interesting. On a week where we have a gazillion things going on before we leave for vacation, I had to squeeze one more thing in. Of course I did. Since Baby S has a brother in the foster care system placed in a different foster care home, there is a court order that [Read On]

Monday Facts – Week 3


Fact: In six short days we are leaving for our Disney World vacation! Fact: I *may* be having some stressful moments over what to pack, what not to pack, getting on the plane….you get the picture. I think once we are actually there I’ll be fine, but for the moment I’m a mess. Fact: We [Read On]

Classical Conversations Review – Week 2


This week we studied the Pilgrims, specifically the Mayflower Compact and why it was so important to the Pilgrims survival.  Sophie grasped very quickly that in order for the pilgrims to survive in a new land they all had to stick together and, more importantly, work together.  Both girls were surprised by how rough the [Read On]

Entering The American Girl World

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We managed to make almost seven years before American Girl entered our house.  Sophie was never into baby dolls, and Bella loves her baby animals and friends – but not dolls so much.  I was thinking that we were possibly past the doll phase (much to my MIL’s chagrin) when the American Girl catalog landed [Read On]

Meet Kellie Pickler as Mirabelle, the Sweet Potato


It takes a lot of people – and a lot of time – to make each VeggieTales story.  Some of the most important people are the talented actors whose voices bring the memorable VeggieTales characters to life. In the newest VeggieTales musical, Beauty and the Beet, which premieres Oct. 14 on DVD and digital download, [Read On]

Monday Facts – week 2


Happy Monday! We are looking forward to a fun week and hope you are as well!  I’m sharing a few random facts today… Fact: For the past 3 days I am only averaging about 4-5 hours of sleep a night. Between little man teething and Bella having some nightmares again, it’s been one thing after [Read On]

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