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The Differences That Divide Us

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen19 Comments

A few weeks ago I was chatting with one of my daughters about a women’s activity I was helping to plan. She mentioned she had talked to a woman she knew about the activity who had mentioned she felt she was “too different from all of the other women to attend.” I felt sad after hearing that, and it got …

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Five Truths About Summer Parenting

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen22 Comments

During the summer months for what I believe is a large majority of us, there are some slight modifications which occur to our parenting style. Almost without our noticing. Until we finally do notice, and then we go, “oh yeah… it’s summer!” Today I am going to share a few of those truths that are quite evident in my family’s …

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The Photo Shoot 2 Years In The Making

In Parenting by Jen18 Comments

We used to have our family pictures taken every year, and then for 2 years we didn’t! I blame it on the whole accidentally turning my hair red bit, and then the black goth hair that followed in an attempt to eradicate the red. Because that wasn’t too photo worthy either…. Or maybe it was the fact that our usual …