Moving to Tennessee has been a dream-come-true in a lot of ways. When I was about 9, we drove from Ohio to Florida and I remember driving down I-75 … [Read more...] about How To Survive A Road Trip With Toddlers
When I was pregnant with my oldest, I couldn't wait to wear maternity pants, see my little belly pop out, feel baby kicks, and eat for two. I can't … [Read more...] about My Big Pregnant Belly
31 pages. Fronts and backs of 31 small 5x7 pages that hold my scribble, my love, my heart, and my journey. 31 pages that hold evidence of my kids … [Read more...] about Remembering to be thankful. For all things. And in all things.
I knew it was going to happen. I knew I would mess it up. I knew because I know myself so well. And really that's it - I was the only one there was to … [Read more...] about The Time I Out-Hippied Myself
I remember the night my sister got engaged. Not because I was there. Or I was in on the plan. (Which is a different story *cough*.) But because we … [Read more...] about Pinterest Thinks I’m the Worst MOH Ever (but My Sister Thinks I’m Doing Ok)
Dear New Third Base Mom Friend*, Last night I went to bed thinking that you'd learn the truth about me right up front - papers were scattered across … [Read more...] about Dear New Third Base Mom Friend
My Grandma was the Queen Canner and Freezer. A huge garden brought in a huge bounty and we preserved it to enjoy all year. But when my Grandma needed … [Read more...] about Hi. My name is Leah. And I like canning.
Yesterday morning, my kids put their bathing suits on and headed outside. I don't think they talked to me for 2 hours except to ask for more lemonade, … [Read more...] about My Real Life
2015 is my fifth Mother's Day. It's the fifth time that I get to look at my swollen baby-belly or my chubby-cheeked-cherubs (or both) and think "Wow. … [Read more...] about Dear Lord, Please Help Me Not To Screw This Up
A few months ago, I had a friend who sent me a sign. It now sits in my kitchen. It reads "I can do all things through prayer and coffee." I feel … [Read more...] about Ode to My French Press