Win or Fail?

This week Lydia threw a Scripture back at me. Like she reprimanded me with a Bible verse. No joke. But it made me think. And hopefully made me a better mom. You can read all about it at Motherhood Your Way today!

Moses’ Mama.

There is a true story of a man named Moses. You’ve heard of him, right? He’s the one that talked to God in the burning bush, delivered the Hebrews from Pharaoh’s slavery, turned the Nile into blood and brought down the Ten Commandments from Mount Sinai. But his story doesn’t really begin with him. It […]

I’m Giving Away Sleep!

It’s been five weeks of my new little pirate. Five whole weeks of newborn diapers, sweet baby smiles, cuddly blankets, and tiny clothes. It’s also been five whole weeks of feedings every 3 hours, screaming fests and sleepless nights. As wonderful as a newborn is, it can also be the scariest most aggravating time of […]

Back from Davy Jones’ Locker

I’ve got a pirate update and a couple of bloggy questions for you… Three weeks have come and gone since the pirate has officially become  a land blubber. (Do you ever wonder how long I’ll take these pirate puns? Me, too.) And just as I hoped I’m feeling more normal. We’ve had decent feedings, good […]

Mama Mom Mommy

I call my parents Mama & Daddy. I’ve always called them that. I never graduated to Mom & Dad or Mother & Father. My brother is 28 (in a couple of days) and he calls my parents Mama & Daddy. (The only other people I know who do this are…uhm…well, when they say it, it […]

Countdown: 3 Weeks Until All Ashore That’s Going Ashore

my pirate & me at 37 weeks. I had another sweet baby shower this week. Complete with a delicious pirate hat cake and a diaper treasure chest! We played a little guess-how-big-Amanda’s-belly game with ribbons. These little ribbons were the losers, thank goodness! I’m feeling pretty tired and sore right now. Everything is swollen–my hands, […]

A Million Dreams, Huh?

I am SO doing this. I could make it right? RIGHT?! I’ve literally got heart palpitations thinking about it.