Apple of my eye

Now that the bigger kids are back to school in person most days, Evie our five-year-old is home with just Declan left to play with. When he goes down for a nap, I like to take a bit of time just one on one with her. Everleigh is one of our kiddos who is on the spectrum and she has a few obstacles she will have to overcome as she hits school age and is with more peers.

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Fall fun

Have you ever just had one of those days where you feel completely overwhelmed with your to-do list? I generally wake up ready to tackle each day with a well thought out to-do list, but yesterday for whatever reason I just wasn’t into it. If I’m being completely honest with you, that happens to me. I will go in spurts of being super productive than just feel like I need a mental health day.

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Let their light shine

October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. Sadly, 1 in 4 women suffer from such a loss, and the number of people that devastation ripples out to is even greater. The numbers are so significant, and yet we as a society still struggle to speak on this topic.

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Fancy Nancy

Our fancy Everleigh turned 5 this past week. That seems impossible. It seems like just yesterday she was born. Is it just me or does time fly once you have kids? She’s our fourth kid, and the absolute most stubborn but has a heart of gold.

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About Me

Hello, My name is Ashley.

I am a busy mom to five amazing children and a wife to a very patient husband. I started this blog to share my experiences as a stay home mom and to hopefully help others on this crazy journey. Follow along as I share tips to staying sane, keeping your kids fed and happy, and not going broke! It isn’t easy, it’s almost always messy, but it’s a beautiful life!

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