The Light at the End of this Tunnel That I Love.

I can see it now. Sometimes it’s dull (like when they pitter patter at 3am, and I stumble out bleary eyed to tuck them in again), and other times it flashes just so (like when she teases me with her 2yo giggle at her brother’s ball game, arms wrapped around my neck, “Mommy, I need […]

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Picture This

When you wonder where Amy’s been hiding for 2 months, don’t fret. I’m healthy. The family’s healthy (and crazy). Life is good (and busy). If you think of me and wonder if I’m still celebrating the Finer Things, just picture this. That about sums it up! 🙂 Busted. How are all of YOU?! I miss […]

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Excuses, Excuses…

I feel like I am forever finding excuses (good ones!) for not hopping in here to blog more often. Just in case you think I’m on vacation or something, here’s today’s excuse… Toilet Girl strikes again, 5 minutes before nap time. (She’s okay. Maybe a bit traumatized from having a tree fall on top of […]

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A letter to the mama who is freaking out that she isn’t doing enough.

Have you heard the exciting news? My friend Crystal, the Money Saving Mom, just released a new book, Money Making Mom. Crystal is a long-time (in internet years) friend. We met on Twitter, oh, 7ish years ago maybe? She wore 3-week-old Silas in a sling at our tiny town park on her first visit. He’s […]

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In the Toilet

Ever feel like life’s in the toilet? Well, I’ve got nothing encouraging for you tonight. Sorry. Just this. Twelve+ years of parenting. Six children. Several flushed toothbrushes. Countless toilet-water-dipped hands. But this was a first. 4yo yelled upstairs, “Hey mom! J needs you! She’s playing in the toilet!” Not exactly the hands in the toilet […]

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