"WHY WON'T SHE SLEEP?!" We've asked this question more times than we could ever count. And then finally, we found something that worked. Today's post was inspired by "Sleep Through The Night Presents," a sleep training tactic that literally saved our sanity. I've told several people about it recently. Since they were very interested, I… Continue reading The Girl Who Wouldn’t Sleep And How Presents Helped
Today, a random thought crossed my mind: What if Lyla helped me write a poem? She's my talkative, hilarious three and a half year old. The other day I posted Just For Kicks And Giggles, full of funny quotes from my silly gal. She never ceases to crack me up, unless of course she's throwing… Continue reading Poem Collaboration With My Daughter; Nurturing Creativity
Help! Someone stole my blog post ideas! Oh, wait. That was me. If you're saying, "What is this crazy lady talking about?" then I'll admit that I'm saying that too. Here, let me try to explain... Lately, I've been writing poetry, so much so, that I created a new blog. It's called Evening Poetry, "sharing words… Continue reading Identity Theft
Four days ago we ran out of coffee. Eek! We didn't see it coming. And somehow we never managed to go to the store to get more. On Sunday we drank the coffee at church. On Monday Luke and I went on a little date to Starbucks while Lyla was in preschool. My boy LOVES… Continue reading must…find…COFFEE
"The fire crackles while candles dance. The smell of cookies makes Lyla prance. Luke is hungry for a Cornish hen, And Daddy steals a nibble with a naughty grin." Now that I set the scene, I thought I'd show you our festive Christmas setup. I wrapped one of my paintings with musical wrapping paper and… Continue reading Deck The Halls
In my phone I have a note solely for recording my daughter's hilarious statements. I like to read through them when I need a giggle. She's got it allll figured out. A good way to start an honest conversation: "Da truce is, Mom, I mean Mudder..." Of course, sometimes she's brutally honest. Lyla: "Mommy, I… Continue reading Just for Kicks and Giggles- Quotes from my 3 year old
The poetry zeal has overtaken me, and I feel the need to separate it from Your Mercies New. Please head over to Evening Poetry, where I'll be "Sharing words when the sun sets." I may be a mom by day, but I seem to be turning into a poet by night! I'd love to have… Continue reading I Just Created a Poetry Blog- BOOM!