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Investing in our Marriage

Thursday, December 31, 2015

This is going to be one of those times where I'm just super honest and open. I think it's important in my blogging to be real and be true. So often the world of social media is "our best" selves rather than our real  selves and I don't ever want to be that way. I'm confident in my "mom skills." When I first became a mom it changed my life and I became very passionate about all aspects of parenting. I've read books. I've put in the work and time and effort. I never, ever just "wing it" when it comes to my kids. I've been married for 9 years this coming May. NINE years. And just about 6 months ago it finally hit me: I've been "winging it" as a wife this entire time. I invest SO much of myself into being a mom. But what do I really  invest into being a wife?!?! I can say with confidence "I'm a good mom" but I can't say "I'm a good wife" with that same confidence. Sure, I can sit a

Kye Monthly Summary: October

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

This post covers Kye's summary from the month of October! To make these posts a little easier to write I started doing monthly family posts as well... you can read our Oct Family Fun post here ! Something I really love about Kye's school is how they have so many fun dress up days! Everyone knows I love a good theme and we had fun coming up with all of his outfits this month for both red ribbon week as well as Spirit week! Backwards Day! Kye ended up winning a prize for wearing the most red on Red Day! Showing his spirit! Crazy Sock Day Rain Day (which was perfectly timed b/c it was HARDCORE raining) Our town is very set in tradition and the county schools were always known as the "plowboys" or something? So they have a plowboy day each year where everyone dresses in farmer gear (I believe the high school kids have a dance of some kind related to the same theme). So many people were shocked that I helped Kye participate i
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