Grace’s Favorite Things

The gift buying season is in full swing! I wanted to share some of my favorite things from skin care, clothing, to house stuff that could inspire your gift buying for those special people in your life. I have two rules when buying gifts: first, would I buy it for myself? And secondly, can the… Continue reading Grace’s Favorite Things

Parenting · School

Nailed It: Our 30 Minute Morning Routine

I know 30 minutes, that is hardly any time. But when the bus comes at 7:30 a.m., I want my son to get as much sleep as possible so I let him sleep til the last minute. We make it work because I was tired of chaotic mornings, so now we have a strict morning… Continue reading Nailed It: Our 30 Minute Morning Routine

Kindergarten · Parenting · School

Congratulations to My Kindergartner

This year was our first year having a kindergartner. I am extremely proud of my son for accomplishing so much during his first year of elementary school — from learning to read to no longer writing his name backwards. Today he brought home a kindergarten book with memorable things from throughout the year — and… Continue reading Congratulations to My Kindergartner


Why I Think Grandparents are So Wonderful

Grandparents are so wonderful. My kids every so often get to spend the weekend alone with Matt’s parents. It such a great thing for everyone involved. Matt’s parents love taking the kids, the kids love being with their grandparents—they even get spend time with my mom when they are up because she lives close by.… Continue reading Why I Think Grandparents are So Wonderful

Heart Health

Heart Health Month: Kristen’s Story

February is Heart Health Month. Before it’s over, I wanted to share my dear friend Kristen’s story—one of the strongest, bravest, and most inspirational people I know. Meet Kristen Kristen and I met as colleagues and quickly became good friends. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Ryan, and they have two adorable kids,… Continue reading Heart Health Month: Kristen’s Story