Mothers and daughters: the full-circle adventure.

Yesterday, my oldest daughter had the day off from school. We decided to take a last-minute road trip to Fargo, spending the day doing some of our favorite things. We started at the mall, making our fingers and toes look fancy at the nail salon. Next, we bopped into Justice and Claire’s for a new…

Six things I’ve learned in eight months (with two kids).

Huh. It’s been half a year since I’ve last written. Tonight is a rarity. The four-year-old is at a basketball game with dad. The babe is asleep, the laundry abuzz, the Mumford aloud. Life is full speed, slightly chaotic and completely amazing. Adulting is simultaneously hard and beautiful. I’m young and I’m old. I’m on top…

The kind of mom I hope to be.

People watching is one of my favorite activities. Last week, as I was waiting in line at the pharmacy, I spent some time watching a mom and her daughter. I’d guess the daughter was about three years old. When they left, the daughter’s eyes lit up as she sweetly asked, “Mommy, can we go through…

Limited time.

I’m baaaack. To work, that is. Being Annistyn’s mommy is my absolute favorite job in the world. (Umm… how could it not be?!) But now that maternity leave is over, I must return to real life. As if adjusting to working motherhood isn’t enough, I decided to shake things up even more and start a…

Just poppin’ in.

Sorry I’ve been a lousy blogger lately. If it makes you feel any better, this isn’t the only thing I’ve let slide. My clothes have been wet in the washer for the past three days. It’s probably time to flip them to the dryer, or better yet, rewash to get the wet stink out. Clean…