Life Lessons

Pro Tip on Feeding Babies

by katherine on August 11, 2016

I’ve been texting with some mom-friends this week about the challenges of breastfeeding and pumping and the guilt and resentment and “OH MY GOSH WHY AM I NOT MAKING MORE MILK I AM SO SICK OF THIS” of it all. After 3 kiddos, I’ve been there done that. Ironically enough, world breastfeeding week just wrapped […]


When no one is watching…

by katherine on September 27, 2013

Miss Rylee, There are moments as a parent that will stop you in your tracks. Last weekend was one of those moments for me. Ten, twenty, even thirty years from now you may not remember that day, but I will. Your dad, sister, you and I piled in the car and headed over to Bend […]


I hope I never forget.

by katherine on September 4, 2013

The other night at dinner Reese was being her usual goofy self trying to get us to laugh. She was also practicing saying “more”. And her other usual cute antics. Andy looked at Rylee and told her that watching Reese is reminding him of how she was when she was that age. Wide-eyed she wanted […]

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Kindergarten Parent Information Night: Thursday May 16, 6 – 7 PM Childcare will be provided As soon as I read that on the flyer we picked up at the Kinder Round-up pre-registration day I played out the night in my head… Pick up the girls about 5:30 PM from daycare. There won’t be enough time […]


Trying to be better.

by katherine on April 17, 2013

I can be a really crappy friend. Never intentionally, but it happens. I’ll be wrapping up a lunch date with a friend and end it with, “call ya tomorrow.” Then kids, a job, a husband…you know life, gets in the way and before I know it, it’s been almost a week since I’ve talked to […]


Hard Things

by katherine on April 16, 2013

I sit here with a full mind and a blank screen. So much I want to say, though no words will come out. The things I’ve had floating around in my head waiting to come out are still there, but pushed to the back because now they seem trivial. Why must bad things happen? How […]


Lets talk about milk sharing

by katherine on March 12, 2013

Milk-sharing was something I never in a million years thought I would do. But here I am, with an abundant milk supply and an over-flowing freezer getting ready to donate my freezer stash of breast milk for the fourth time. Back before I made my first donation, I went back and forth on whether or […]


Life Lesson #472

by katherine on October 26, 2012

Girls, Look, there’s things in life that school and books won’t teach you. And common sense just really isn’t all that common anymore. Lucky for you? I’ve lived through a lot of those “things” and I’m here to share my wisdom with you. What can I say? I’m a giver. {Plus, I carried you in […]