Throwback Thursday: Cayden’s friendship bracelet

Throwback Thursday: Cayden’s friendship bracelet

When my first child started kindergarten I knew I was going to start a tradition that would last for our four kids. I spent a few days before his first day making him a friendship bracelet. Remember those from middle school? Yes, I made my son one and was so proud of...
I hate kids birthday parties

I hate kids birthday parties

I’m not a party planning mom.  Party themes are not my strength.  I have never made one goodie bag in my entire 10 years of parenting.  I’m not sure if it’s the time, the craftiness, or the waste of money that keeps me from doing all this for my...
What I hope for Cayden & Wonsli

What I hope for Cayden & Wonsli

Hope: to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence This past May we took our oldest, Cayden, to Haiti to meet his friend Wonsli. Wonsli is the child that Cayden sponsors through Compassion International. Now, let’s get this straight, Aaron and I pay...
Cayden’s awesome sex talk

Cayden’s awesome sex talk

At our house we have always said that Aaron will talk with the boys about sex and I would talk with Story.  Truthfully it’s really because it just makes us feel more comfortable.  And while I still think it’s super important for the boys to talk about boy...