Chocolate Glazed Life - Page 2 of 8 - Parenting Fueled by Donuts and Diet pop
  5 years ago today, I was on hospital bedrest, touring the NICU, and prepping for my preemie, while praying for more time. For many women having a premature baby is something that comes with no warning, no time to prepare at all. But for a lot of other woman who have been sitting on …
Dear mom of a NICU baby, I know that this experience is not what you pictured when you found out you were expecting. Your delivery was not when you wanted it, and probably not how you wanted it. I am sure you feel a sense of loss over not getting that perfectly normal childbirth. Take …
The other day  I was dealing with some major attitudes and some meltdowns and I told Bella, “You guys have been having too much fun!”. She responded with some major sass in her voice, “mom YOU are too much fun!”.  I laughed at the time thinking that what she meant as an insult was actually …
Well I have been more than a little inconsistent with my gratitude challenge, and for this I apologize! My life, as always with 3 small kids, is unpredictable, and I am not exactly the most reliable person around on a good day. So for today I am gonna make up for lost time and just …
I feel like the last couple years I have gotten a few unexpected and very undesired lessons in dealing with sick children. So I figure I will pass on the knowledge for those of you who also find yourself unwilling students, facing a pop quiz. So for your prep, here is what to expect when …
I sat down this morning to write my post for today’s gratitude challenge, topic:laughter. I had a really hard time and started many posts and deleted them. I gave up and decided to go grocery shopping. Good choice because usually shopping with my kids results in either tears or laughter and a lot of times …
A couple of months ago we were given the challenge of downsizing from a 2,000 square foot house into a 900 square foot townhouse. With three kids and 2 borderline hoarders, let me tell you it was not been an easy accomplishment. It is made even more frustrating by the fact that almost 3 months …
  Today I was driving down the road thinking of the topic for this week, marriage, when my favorite song from Nashville (the show) came on. It is called “When the Right One Comes Along” and I just totally love the lyrics to it.  My favorites are the last sentence. “All that changes is only …
Why every mom needs a mini van! Today me and my niece Katelyn loaded up our combined 5 kids under 5 for a trip to the library. We had a great time doing music hour and Explore time and than made the trek back to the van. After getting all the hungry and slightly crazy …
The last couple months in our life has been a whirl wind. We decided in October to put our house on the market, which resulted in a lot of chaos as we sorted through our house to get in market ready and than moved a few days before Christmas. Now our buyers have been having …
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