Adventure {#wholemama}

Sometimes in the middle of my everyday I find myself longing for adventure. You know the type where you fly off and only have yourself to entertain. Then, preferably, you are surrounded by a foreign language and off to explore new places and see beautiful things. That is my favorite type of adventure. However thinking … Continue reading Adventure {#wholemama}

The Rhyme Bible: Storybook for Little Ones {Book Review}

The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Little Ones by  L. J. Sattgast and illustrated by Laurence Cleyet-Merle This little book is so much fun. I love that it has durable board book pages, bright engaging pictures and rhyming text to pull us all through the story. It will definitely be a lovely help in teaching my little ones … Continue reading The Rhyme Bible: Storybook for Little Ones {Book Review}

 Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

7:45AM - thumping in the living area announces the presence of someone. I go out to investigate. Israel has just come in from the yard, where he was sleeping in the tent last night, (because that is what outdoors adventurers do when grounded by work and toddlers too much) and is making coffee and cereal. … Continue reading  Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos

Every now and then it's fun for me to take down a day and see what happens. And maybe eventually I'll look back and say "those were the days." Or not. Either way. Here's how a day last week went down: 6:00 AM - Ali wakes up thanks to daylight savings. Miraculously she went back … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Fall and Grocery Chaos

25: tantrums happen

Yup. that is all I can say thus far. we have just recently stepped into the land o f"no" and whining and fussing when he doesn't get his way. it's an interesting place. So try to be aware of age appropriate expectations. Tantrums are just how toddlers get rid of emotions they don't know how … Continue reading 25: tantrums happen