2nd Time Mom Baby Registry

To Register or Not to Register… I had questioned whether or not to even put together a registry BUT I’m so bad with remembering what I need when I’m at the store… I really need one just for my sake. If you are a 2nd time mom, and saved pretty…

school has begun

Preschool, Speech Therapy, and Homeschool Plans

School Year Has Begun It’s here! Jackson started pre-k this year and he is enjoying it.  Last year he only went 3 mornings but this year he goes every morning from 9 to 12. The reason we chose to put Jackson in preschool last year and this year wasn’t because…

12 week ultrasound sonograph

New Addition to the Family Coming February 2017!

I’m having a baby! Ater the blighted ovum I dealt with last year, I was hesitant to get pregnant again.  I was afraid I would miscarry again and I didn’t want to go through that hurt – again.  However, I also realized how much I was ready for this baby…

After Yesterday I Needed to Win a Little Something

Yesterday was ROUGH. On the way home from Jackson’s speech camp, we stopped for lunch and got the oil changed in my car.  So far so good except I wasn’t feeling so hot.  When we got home I walked in and the alarm was immediately going off.  So. Loud.  I…

Samaritan Ministries – A Health Insurance Alternative

Healthcare Headache This past year we were faced with paying about $300 more per month for health insurance premiums than the year prior and the coverage got worse – not better.  Money is tight and we just couldn’t imagine paying more in health insurance premiums than we do on our…

Favorite Toy Round-Up (Four Year Old Boys)

Jackson just recently had his 4th birthday and I had lots of questions about what toys he would like or what he likes to do.  He got lots of batman stuff which is his favorite right now… Yesterday he told me he wasn’t Jackson anymore – he was batman. haha…

Cucumbers getting prepped to become pickles

Making Pickles

Pickling One of my strange pregnancy cravings when I was pregnant with Jackson was peanut butter and jelly and pickle sandwiches.  Seriously, it seems like I had one every day for lunch.  And of course I put chips on my sandwich too.  Yes, I got strange looks… lol.  A couple…

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Speech Therapists & Speech Camp

Summer Camp… Speech Camp When I thought about my son going to camp for the first time, I thought it would be a church camp or something like a sports related camp. I never imagined sending my son to a speech camp.  But, it has been fun for him and…

A Loss

October 15, 2015 Yesterday, I went to go see the first picture of my baby.. the baby that’s been growing in me for the last few weeks.  I was so excited to hear his or her heartbeat and see a little peanut on the screen.  My mom was with me…

Using Scissors, Talking Update, and School

This past week, Jackson and I worked on making a Valentines Day card for his daddy.  I traced out a heart and got out my scissors and went to cutting.  Jackson said “me cut” and I told him that those were grown up scissors and sharp.  But he was so…

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