Momming with Cancer: Volume I

It’s 9:03 pm and we’ve been “putting Dane to bed” since 7:30 pm. As far as success levels are concerned for our “putting child to bed skills” – we’re batting under .100 (I just walked down to the Brewer game so the comparison felt right.) The last few weeks of bedtime have been brutal for […]

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It’s Confession Time…

I have a confession to make: I’ve been really slacking at life lately. It always happens to me this time of year, when the season changes and the weather gets cooler. It all comes crashing down because I’ve been running and running and as my mom says, “burning the candle at both ends”. I usually […]

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Weekend Update! Fair, Food and a new buddy!

Happy Sunday friends! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Our was jam-packed with tons of firsts for Dane and a lot of fun for everyone. Friday I packed up and headed to my hometown to check out the county fair. I’ve spent many MANY nights in the beer tent and enjoying deep-fried everything […]

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I Have No Idea What I’m Doing…

Do you guys ever feel like you have no clue what you’re doing when it comes to parenting? Dane is SO unpredictable from day-to-day. Sometimes he’s the easiest, happiest child on the planet and sometimes it’s like he’s the spawn of the devil (which I guess would be me, huh?) For example, around his 5 […]

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Life Update and Dane’s 5 Month Update!

Hi friends, I hope you’ve been having a great week. I’ve been on a little hiatus from posting – I’m sure you’ve noticed, right? 😉 It’s been an insanely busy week at work and between that, caring for Dane, spending time with Case and taking care of myself, I’ve basically been surviving on coffee and […]

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The Importance of ‘Writing It Down’

Over the past week I’ve really gotten going on Dane’s baby book. I have been putting this off for a few months now and it feels great to put it all down on paper, and add all the adorable pictures! I have always loved my baby book, which my mom so thoughtfully filled out while I was […]

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Coping with Sickness & Growing Pains

I’m well aware that Dane is pretty cute. He smiles, and giggles and has this adorable spiky hair that makes him look like he stuck his finger in a light socket. We love him so much and feel very blessed we have him. But this post isn’t about all the gushy, happy things. I’m going […]

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Holiday Weekend Recap: 4th of July

Happy 4th of July everyone! Anyone that knows me is aware of the fact that I adore this holiday. I consider myself very patriotic, love this country and have so much respect for our flag and what it means to have our freedom. We typically spend our holiday weekend enjoying God’s Country in the North […]

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Spaghetti Sauce Perfection

Happy Monday friends! I’m coming down from an amazing weekend celebrating one of my very best friends’ bachelorette party. Friday and Saturday were spent in a private chalet in the WI Dells – the weather was perfection, the drinks were flowing and my stomach still hurts from laughing so much. The friendships I have from […]

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One Year Ago Today…

One year ago today, we found out you would be joining us, little one. One year ago today a million questions and emotions raced through our minds. First big – sweeping thoughts: How did this happen so fast? Are we ready? Our lives are going to change so much! We have so much to do! […]

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