3 Storyteller of the good, the bad and the ugly of the everyday. Fuck. Some people love being pregnant.
I’m a SAHM of two toddler boys, living in the trenches, just trying to survive moment to…I really tried kids.
Day in and day out, I find myself spewing off these and other similar lines.
Celebrating this beautiful mess we call life.
I really, really did.
A church known for its connection to the popular writer Donald Miller, as well as for its commitment to rigorous social activism.
I barely know what month we’re in, let alone what day of the week it is. 4
This decision was partly made for me when my supply took a serious dip after returning to work, but mostly I’m ready to be done. Me?
This Beautiful Mess is a Dutch
It’s bittersweet to say goodbye to breastfeeding, pumping and nursing in its entirety.
Nothing will replace that…While dropping my little one off at school, I can’t help to notice the parade of balloons, flowers, tiny stuffed animals and other assorted celebratory knick-knacks making its way into the building.
Applesauce is NOT finger paint!
The songs "Within a Room Some… Rick is the pastor of Imago Dei Community Church in SE Portland (see his page here).
Sharing the good, the bad and the ugly of the everyday - always unpredictable, sometimes chaotic, never boring.
Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile.We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now.
One that would always be fun, fair and firm. Mother of four children and wife of one adorable, extremely supportive husband.
Don’t hit your brother!
The other day I found myself casually discussing baby crap with a nice stranger at the bank.
One that never exposes you to TV or gives you sugar in any form.
One that feeds you only organic, homemade meals. 4
Please, pick up your toys.
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I tried my hardest to be the perfect parent. Yet, it is from this context that Rick McKinley writes an incredibly hopeful little book: This Beautiful Mess. Every time a new toy enters our house, or even re-surfaces it’s way to the top of some abandoned pile of fellow misfits, in one way…Every time a moment arises where I need to talk on the phone, the same thought runs through my head, Ugh. Lover of caffeine, naps and a generously poured glass of cabernet.