Welcome to my blog! This is a place where I will share the beautiful mess that is motherhood, as I see it. My journey began 9- years ago when my first son was born. I was newly married, just into my early twenties, and not prepared in the least. Our family grew quickly, having our 6th child at age 31. Over these 9-years, I’ve learned to juggle a large family on one income, how to manage a house, and even keep most of us happy a majority of the time. We have had to learn how to parent three children with autism, which keeps us busy, and experienced a devastating loss when our son Rhys passed away. Life has been crazy, and this season is exhausting but I believe these are the best years of our lives. I have found a way to wake up every day and carry the grief of a brokenhearted mother, and still be present and joyful in this season we are in. It isn’t always easy, but join me as I share the good, bad, and the messy!
- I’m a Barbie girlWhen you have five kids in a small house, you realize just how important your years of playing Tetris as a child were. I’m sure my husband is less than thrilled with how many times I have purchased organization items, rearranged furniture, and change room layouts. It just comes with the territory of never having enough space.
- A confident girlRaw and real, that’s what I wanted my blog to be. None of this fake me having my life together kind of mom. Most days I am killing it on having my chores done and my kids are happy, but I have my days. Days where I don’t have the fight in me to keep my kidsContinue reading “A confident girl”
- Old to newWhen we first found out we were pregnant with Declan, our sixth baby I experienced a ton of different emotions. After we lost Rhys, I was certain I’d never have more children. I just didn’t think I could experience a loss like that again in my lifetime, ever. Aside from all of the normal emotions, and theContinue reading “Old to new”
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