Posts Tagged ‘clare’

What was I thinking?

Every year I say, “I”ll blog during VBS week!” And every year, I am 100% delusional. Monday morning I slept through my alarm because Gianna decided to par-tay alllll night long and barely skated in the door on time. That’s sort of important when you are the opening station leader who starts VBS. Details. Oh,…

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A Relaxing Spa Birthday Party

Cue the Enya, it’s time to relax. This year, because we did the whole “let’s have a baby” gig in early May, I decided to save my sanity and combine the girls’ birthday parties. Smartest move ever. Back in November (yes, really), I conspired with the girls, helped them choose a theme and took advantage…

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The Two Words Every Mom Dreads in the Summer

Before the dread, let’s talk about the joy. Yesterday, we finished school. Sayonara 7th, 4th, 3rd and 1st grade. Hello 8th, 5th, 4th, 2nd and pre-k. Yes, that just happened. Somehow I just became the mom of a final-year middle schooler, a budding tween, a sassy elementary gal, a first communicant, a pre-ker and a…

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Happy Easter Y’all!

From our family to yours, Happy Easter! Today was lovely, for many reasons, but mostly because life was all around us. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the Easter season than to give birth to one of God’s masterpieces. I pray that your Easter was filled with peace, hope and joy knowing…

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Birth Story #4 {The One I Drove Myself to the Hospital, In Labor}

Because a mom needs to reflect sometimes, I’m sharing the birth stories of each of my children as we count down the weeks to Baby Whitaker. Most of these were pre-blog days, so while I share these with you, I’m really writing these for the kids. And, here’s hoping I don’t cause them to duck under…

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