Kristofer asked me to go for a paddle with him tonight while he swam in the lake. And I did. View this post on Instagram A post shared by not your average mom (@notyouraveragemomofficial) I can’t think of a better way to finish out the weekend. I’m super grateful for these opportunities and so happy […]
quality time with your kids
Quality, Not Quantity.
This past Saturday I found myself in an extremely rare situation. Number 5 and Number 7 were both at sleepover birthday parties. So there were only three kids home. Number 3 (14 years old) and Number 4 (13 years old tomorrow — can you believe it???) are pretty happy to spend time alone in their […]
Five Minutes A Day Goes A Really Long Way
This morning I had a little extra time, so I made some cinnamon rolls for the kids for breakfast. I use a can of crescent rolls to make them. It’s really pretty simple. Here’s the recipe. This was around 6:50 in the morning. Number 5 is my early riser. She’s usually awake before 6:30, and […]
I wanted to sit in the chair with you.
I usually tell people that I’m a stay at home mom, but that’s not really accurate. I am trying to build multiple businesses. I have the blog. E-courses. Public speaking engagements. I repurpose furniture. Coach the swim team. And teach private swim lessons out of our pool in the summer. So I’d say I’m a […]