Chocolate Glazed Life - Parenting Fueled by Donuts and Diet pop
I know I have been very absent from the blogging world as I have come to learn that home building is not for the faint of heart. We have learned a lot about permits, building, set backs and the amount of stuff that goes into building a home this summer. It has been crazy busy, …
My baby is creeping up on a year, and that makes me sad, but also a little relieved. This last year has been hard on me and my family.  I have been battling with what I believe is a case of postpartum depression and anxiety, that started with my pregnancy loss and was only compounded …
A few weeks ago I was talking to a sister in law, who sent her baby of 9 kids off to school this year. She was saying how she was doing things like finishing quilts she started years ago, and starting new projects. She said she didn’t even remember what she liked to do, and …
5 years ago my dad passed away, leaving behind a loving wife, 11 kids, many in law children and a ton of grandkids. I have spent the last few years trying to cling to what he left behind. I am going to be honest in this post- I didn’t have a super close relationship to …
So I know I have shared many stories of my shopping with small children in tow. There was the time that involved beer spraying down my entire family, and the whole clearance section, or the time I forgot my debit and credit cards. There has been many a shopping trip that ended with me nearly …
The topic for today’s gratitude challenge is hobbies, which is perfect timing since this is the first post on my new blog site! I am so excited to finally launch the new and improved blog, Chocolate Glazed Life, formally known as Mommy Needs A Diet Coke. Since having kids I have let most of my …
I have been thinking lately how sad but yet truly funny it is the difference between my parenting styles when I am at home alone vs. out in the ever critical public eye. Granted there are days when I am too tired to care who is watching or what they think, but for the most …
My heritage I was raised in a family of faith Of hymns sang around the piano Of bible stories on tape Sunday school and church most every week And bedtime prayers I was raised in a family of togetherness Through the hard times Through the good times The chaos that only a family of our …
When I had my first, I honestly thought I was a whole lot more prepared than I really was. I thought that after having about 60 nieces and nephews that I was somewhat mentally and emotionally prepared. It turns out nothing can prepare you for the wonders and trials of being a mom to littles. …
  5 years ago at 29 weeks pregnant I went into labor and delivery for high blood pressure readings. I was admitted that night and told the next day that I officially had Pre Eclampsia but as long as the ultrasound was OK I could head home. However at the ultrasound they found out my …
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