It didn’t take much for my hopes and dreams of motherhood to be quickly squashed. You know that Mother you always thought you would be? Always happy,  NEVER YELLING and enjoying every single moment? Growing up I always knew I wanted to have kids, in fact I really had no desire to be some powerful […]

why enough seems out of reach

I remember being 18 and wow, 30 seemed prehistoric. Now that I am 30 I realize how silly I was. No different then when one of my children hits a milestone age, this is kind of a big deal for me. Not in the kind of way that’s Ew! I am thirty. But in the […]

– mama bear turns thirty

I am a photographer. If you really want to ruffle my feathers, print my images that I work so hard on capturing and then spend hours editing through a low quality printing company. Or do yourself a favor and use Plywerk Plywerk is an amazing company that custom prints your cherished moments on wood and […]

Print your Pictures on Wood – Plywerk

When my husband originally shared his convictions of us homeschooling the boys I was more than hesitant, I mean after all I am not a teacher right ? WRONG See although I have only just finished my first year in this journey, I have learned sooo much. I think its important to share some truths about […]

the truth about homeschooling your kid; year one in the books, this is what I have learned thus far

Its halfway through our week and I think its time for another guest blog post from the beautiful Heather Martin. Be sure to follow her Instagram account and Raising Cubs for family updates and blog posts. Link at bottom of page!     Its 2am. It’s been a long and wearisome day.  I feel emotionally and […]

  Many moons ago I was a 19 year old nursing student in New Jersey. My grandmother worked for the visiting nurse association for decades and I felt drawn to it as a job while studying. One of the things I specialized in was Hospice Care. Many of my peers would say, Wow that’s depressing […]

these are the days 


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