That Day

That Day

Geez.  Where do I even begin. Nobody talks about miscarriage. Like not REALLY. I mean you see the term “rainbow baby” all over facebook and from that you assume that the couple had an early miscarriage.  The details are vague.  And every experience is different, based...
Since That Day

Since That Day

There are like a million weeds in my front yard right now.  The dishes are piled high, my stove is a greasy mess, and there is dog hair all over the floor.  Emmy takes my hand, walks me to the couch, and carefully lines me up with it.  Then, with all her might, she...
School Anxiety + Mama/Daughter Necklaces

School Anxiety + Mama/Daughter Necklaces

When Ella went to kindergarten last year she really struggled with anxiety.  She was all over the place- both excited to be at a new school and so sad to leave me all day.  We were at Claire’s one night and we stumbled upon the BFF necklace display.  She went...
On Being A Nicer Crafting Mom

On Being A Nicer Crafting Mom

Friend- I have to be totally honest with you about something. I hate crafting with my kids.  I know, I know, it’s like really awful.  Since I’m a creative I thought that I would be the dream Pinterest Mom who raises up other little creatives and it’d...
Chore Chart + Free Cut File!

Chore Chart + Free Cut File!

Chores are like the bane of my existence. I hate them, Nathan hates them, Ella hates them and probably all our kids will forever hate them because they have a terrible example set in their parents.  Don’t get me wrong here- I love me a clean house.  I just...
Fear, Don’t Sass Me!

Fear, Don’t Sass Me!

I’m not gonna lie- #teampelzel is a fun family.  Sure, we’re messy, the girl drama is real, and just today my toddler pulled a handful of her sister’s hair clean off her head while I was doing the dishes.  But we have fun together.  Are we that...

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