MOMentous Monday — Offering Hope to the Mom with a Messy Heart

Original Guest Post by Christine M. Chappell

MOMentous Monday is a series of reader submissions. It is a beautiful thing… women from different walks sharing their stories and experiences all for the sake of helping one another to never feel alone. For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they share their personal story. It is so beautiful […]

Dear Kids, It Went So Fast…

A Tearful Reflection

Dear Kids, It is almost mid-January and you finally all went back to school this week after a long and glorious winter break. The break was full of highs and lows and traveling and staying home. In all honesty (for the most part) it was great, but I would be lying if I didn’t admit that some days […]

Offering Hope To The Mom Who Never Feels Good Enough

A Guest Post Series

MOMentous Monday was a series of reader submissions. It was a beautiful thing… women from different walks sharing different stories and experiences all for the sake of helping one another to never feel alone. For these specific posts I turned the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they shared their personal story. It was so […]

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things — JANUARY

Here’s the scoop… Lots of bloggers do a “Favorite Things” type series and I thought you guys night enjoy mine as much as I love, love, love theirs! First things first… I want to you picture Julie Andrews dancing through the hills and singing “These are a few of my favorite things.” Once that is properly stuck in […]

Top Posts And A Few Fun Facts From 2016

It’s officially 2017 (I can hardly believe it!) and maybe you are like me, (and 99% of the world) reflecting on 2016. I shared in our family Christmas letter that the year started out simple for our family and we ended with a bang… it also has a cute little blurp about each kiddo. (Just […]

Our Christmas Letter To You

All Things Spratt-tacular In 2016

This year started out ordinary and has ended up being any thing but that. We were just chugging along and BAM decided to move back to California. Truthfully, the decision to move was one we wrestled with for months. We really love our life here in Colorado but always felt California was home. When the opportunity of […]

FaKebook Friday —

All these lovely posts about perfect family adventures and Pinterest worthy meals make me wonder about the story behind them.  You know, the version of the story we don’t broadcast on the WWW. So I came up with the concept of sharing some of our behind the post dramas and I call it FaKebook. For those of you […]

MOMentous Monday — A Rare Skin Disease Reveals A Different Beautiful

guest post by Courtney Westlake, mom and author of A Different Beautiful

Since I am only one person with my one story, I started a guest blog series called MOMentous Monday. For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow mama and they share their personal story. I do this in hopes of reaching more moms in the trenches and offering hope by taking away the loneliness […]

Scratch The To-Do List and Go Make A Memory

Yesterday I did the unimaginable, the unthinkable, the preposterous… In the month of December with lists and tasks coming out the wazoo, I took the day off and went to the Children’s Museum with the littles. (I wrote this piece over summer about saying “yes” more to my kids and I realized I needed a […]