Stay Sane Mommies

"The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing." — Kin Hubbard


I wish I lived during simpler times When text messages or emails were letters written, sealed with wax and mailed with hopeful intentions When the sound of clopping hooves on a … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sunflower Field

Photo Credit: 360mm Photography (Jenn was our photographer) Sunflowers surround her All their yellow faces looking up at the sun She traces her finger along the silky petals Towards the … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reminiscing About School Days

(Photo Credit: I used to love going back to school after the summer… A blank slate A new beginning The smell of paper The smell of new text books The … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 2 Comments


I fell asleep to the sound of thunder and rain last night. It was blissful… (Photo Credit: Michael Bolognesi Photography) Through the veil of my eyelids Flashes of blue light … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

PB&J: Potluck, Bonfire and Jesus

Photo Credit: Allyson MacLeod Our church, KesPres organized a great event for us last night. We all brought our families and a potluck item to share, and enjoyed dinner together. … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Jacob is Loved

Sticky little fingers Reach up to my face Touch my chin Smearing yogurt on it Giggles fill my heart with joy Chasing him as he crawls Keeps me on my … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 6 Comments

Lost at Laundry

The lonely black sock Waits for its other half to return, Reminiscing about the days when they were snuggled Side by side in the cherry-wood drawer. Those days were warm. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 1 Comment