It’s January in Minnesota, which means, like most years, we haven’t seen temps above 0*F for a few weeks now, and the wind threatens to freeze our faces off if we do dare walk outside. The kids are antsy from being cooped up inside, and we’ve all had our round with some sort of illness,… Read More 9 Awesome Ideas to Survive the Winter Blues
I came to the conclusion years ago that one of the worst times of my parenting day is bedtime. I’ll just come right out and say it, bedtime with several young children stinks. A few years ago when my now 5-year-old was sleeping only 2-3 hrs per night and no longer napping during the day, … Read More Parenting confession, bedtime stinks.
There I was, standing alone in the police evidence room, among all the evidence from the worst crimes imaginable, praying, asking God to please give me a sign, because He knows I am that stubborn, that I needed an actual sign on top of all that we were experiencing, and all that already showed me… Read More 7 Areas of Life to Balance and Grow so You Can Live the Life Of Your Dreams, the Oola Life.
‘Survival-mode’ is a very real season of parenting that my husband and I have found ourselves in. Survival-mode is that space between here and there, now and then, promising and doing, preparing and executing. It’s that space between when I said I’d do something, and me doing it. And most often, that space is so filled… Read More 6 Steps to Surviving Survival-Mode
To the mom who is rocking her baby late in the night, knowing putting them in their crib will wake them, and you’ve been up for the past 3 days, I see you. To the dad who is working late again, who hasn’t been home for supper all week, who is trying to juggle work… Read More Struggling Parents, You Aren’t Alone, I See You
K has always struggled behaviorally in school. He was eating up to 3 pencils a day, even biting off the metal part and eraser. He fidgets in his seat. He likes to walk the room. He likes to visit when he should be working. He has trouble remembering to raise his hand and wait to… Read More ADHD, Anxiety, and Chiropractic Care-K’s Story of Hope
Disclosure: I am not a trained medical professional nor am I professionally trained in health insurance. This post is in no way to be used as medical or insurance advice. The writings of this post are of my own personal experiences only. This post may include affiliate links. It is amazing to think of how health… Read More How We Saved $9000 On Health Insurance with Healthcare Sharing
Have you ever had a time when you were energized and excited about something? I recently had a time in my life when I was so excited about the changes I was going through. Life had finally slowed down a bit. We were settling into our new house, our baby was born healthy and happy,… Read More When your spouse is experiencing a different season than you
I think this year I am more excited for my kids to be done with the school year than they are… You know the feeling… you wake up that last morning of school, and TURN OFF your wake up alarm for your kids. And if you are like me, you also TURN OFF the second… Read More Teachers, You Matter.
The past 2 years have been a whirl-wind for my family. We’ve been challenged in almost every major aspect of life. And now that we feel that we are on the other side of things, it’s interesting to step back and marvel at how God’s hand was in it all. The start of our major… Read More God’s Plan is not always Unspoken.