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    Thursday Check-In | March 5, 2015

    – Porter fell off the bed last night. So, there’s that. – Early morning nursing session with Simon, he fell asleep quickly after one side, and I thought for sure I was in the clear to sneak back into bed for a few minutes. Picked him up to move him, and wait, what’s that? Oh, just a MAJOR BLOWOUT that required a change of clothing and a spongebath. Now I’m wide awake, he is passed out, and I am sitting at my computer starting my workday. – Got my newest shipment of oils, eeeeeeee. Oil day is quickly becoming my favorite – lavender and melecula on repeat (I run out of…

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    Be Present.

    When my patience is tested, I pause to thank God for blessings that leave me overwhelmed. It’s so easy to get caught up in staying on top of everything, on being the best mom, wife, employee, manager, coach, blogger… it’s all-consuming. A three year old boy lost his life a couple of weeks ago, and the Instagram community exploded with love and support. This has caused my heart to ache far more than I imagined. I read his mom’s blog today, about avoiding “land mines”; the things that remind her of her boy. She talks about the places they used to go, the songs they sing together, his favorite snacks.…