Pregnancy, Real Talk

The Polite Lie That’s Holding You Back

"I'm pretty terrible. How are you?" That's been my response every time someone asks me how I'm doing for the past month. God bless people, you guys. They always ask you how you are when you're pregnant. (Especially if they've been pregnant before.) I know most people are under the impression you're supposed to answer… Continue reading The Polite Lie That’s Holding You Back

Faith, Pregnancy, Real Talk

I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Edit: I have a tendency, when some small inconvenience happens in my life, to act like it is the worst thing that has ever happened to anyone—-EVER. I pout and whine and complain about it. I'm extremely introspective (so much so that it can -and often does- become sinful navel-gazing). Even with the knowledge that… Continue reading I’m Pregnant (And I Don’t Want to Be)

Motherhood

One Kid is Harder Than Four Kids. Trust Me.

For everyone who’s ever said (or thought), “I can barely handle my one kid, I don’t know how you do this with four kids!“ I want to let you in on a little secret: I don’t. One kid is the hardest amount of kids to manage. I know the math doesn't add up. I know… Continue reading One Kid is Harder Than Four Kids. Trust Me.

Faith

Two Week Mini-Course: How to Read, Understand & LOVE the Bible

Update: The next course begins on Monday, June 4th and will cost $17 Do you read your bible daily? If you do (and you feel like it is a fruitful experience) go ahead and click the exit button! If you don't.... pull up a chair, girl. Here's the deal: CathoIics are notoriously known as a group of… Continue reading Two Week Mini-Course: How to Read, Understand & LOVE the Bible

Marriage, Real Talk

Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected

“We “celebrated” seven years of marriage recently. And, by “celebrated” I mean my husband brought home grocery store sushi and Reese’s. We ate together while the kids yelled in the background and complained about how gross their dinner was. And then we spent 30 minutes cutting out tiger pictures for our 1st grader’s school project.… Continue reading Our 7th Anniversary Was Not What I Expected