• Family,  Love,  Motherhood,  Uncategorized,  Worship

    Goodnight, Children

    It’s that time of night when he is fighting sleep like a little warrior. Mission: stay awake forever. Tactic: gain sympathy. He will give in with pathetic whimpers of defeat as he falls into whatever babies dream about. And it’s that time of night when I let the Mommy settle a little. Netflix streams, junk food reigns, the fairy that gets this place tidy sometimes makes an appearance, and I cozy into the quiet. This is the time I get to process the day; even if that is by not thinking at all. And on good days and bad; the days she wouldn’t listen at.all, the days he won’t let…

  • Family,  Home,  Motherhood

    Bessie

    We got a minivan. I tried to resist it because… I don’t know… I think I’m a hip 20-something? {Not sure which I think is hipper: falling asleep watching The Office with Gabe or taking a few extra minutes in the shower and calling it a vacation} But I’m two kids in now and we are hoping (praying) to acquire more by various means in the near future so having one tiny car was not going to cut it anymore. That car is for 20-somethings. You can fit lots of hipsters in it, but 2 car seats is reeeally pushing it. So we searched and asked God to provide a…