To My Five Year Old

Dearest Bug, Today you are five, and I feel like my heart is exploding because every day, I see more of the person you are becoming and I just love it. I love how sweet you can be, when I hear you say, “Good morning, Mommy!” and then we cuddle in my bed...

What I’m Reading, February 2015 Edition

February is my least favorite month of the year. It’s rather nasty, brutish, and short, is it not? I often joke that the reason my oldest boy was born early is that God got tired of listening to me complain about how nothing good ever happened in February. I...

Anabel on Fifty Shades of Grey

Amanda’s Note: I did not want to do this. I am going to be upfront. My Anabel here goaded me into it, and so, here she and I are, talking 50 Shades of Grey. God help us all. Side note: This post contains some spoilers, so if you haven’t read Anabel...

Thoughts on Frozen

So, I finally watched Frozen. I know. I know. Everyone else watched it last year. And the year before. And they knew the words to “Let It Go” a long time before I even knew who Olaf was. But the thing is, last year, when Frozen was out in the theaters, we...