Sunday Reflection

Recognizing Miracles

Before I get back into the real business of blogging around here, I have a little personal Christmas miracle I’d like to share, if you will indulge me… I can not deny that I live a very blessed life.  From my husband to my children, my parents, my siblings, friends, our home…the blessings are overwhelming. …

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Reflection on being a Frazzled Mother

Today I was a frazzled mother. Before motherhood I used to really judge certain mothers when I saw them out with their children.  I’d think to myself, gosh, that lady is frazzled.  She should just calm down and change out of those sweat pants!  You know what I’m talking about, right?  The mom whose hair …

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Reflection on being a Messy Mom

I am a messy mom, and not by accident. My kids are clean, and so are the floors, the dishes and the clothes, for the most part, and yet I enjoy a little mess…or a big mess.  In fact, I firmly believe that if there isn’t a mess, than chances are, it wasn’t as fun …

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Reflection on being a Lucky Mom

I am a lucky mom. Really. I’m tired, I’m frustrated and very often I’m alone–all as a mother.  But, above all else, I am lucky. After a long day of going, going, going, cooking, cleaning, disciplining, folding, shopping, wiping, and frantically crafting and blogging in the moments in between, I sit down to nurse my …

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Photo Tips: Taking a Photo Shoot

Well, it’s Sunday, so I’m back with some photo tips.  One picture is never enough.  Never–especially when the babies are cute and there is mud involved.  I learned well from my mom that when the scene is set you need to start taking pictures–and keep taking picture until things have totally fallen apart.  And so, …

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Capturing the Moment {Photo Tips}

Hello, and happy Sunday!  Over my short ten year of blogging I have tried a number of things.  On my currently blogging schedule (if you can call it a schedule) I have found it hard to fit in photography–and reflections.  So, at least for the time being, I have decided to bring the two together and post about it …

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