Please Don’t Wipe my Child’s Face

Please Don’t Wipe my Child’s Face

It happened again, the cashier at Wal-Mart beside herself trying to help me wipe my kids' faces. They are so messy! She exclaims. Oh my gosh let me see what I have to help you, digging for paper towels. I look at my kids, enjoying a frosted donut. They look fine to me. Happy even. Oh, they are ok I say. Just let me get that little bit of frosting...

Amazon Cyber Monday Deals for Kids

Amazon Cyber Monday Deals for Kids

Hi guys. Do you love a good Cyber Monday Deal? Ever since we started our super budget (I'll have to tell you about it) I have been more picky wihh kids toys and gifts that are actually fun. Most of our toys for Tommy this year are thrifted but sometimes Amazon has better deals. Anyways, here are the best Amazon Cyber Monday deals I found for...

How we’ve been

How we’ve been

Hi, how are you? I hope you are well! It has been a minute. True story, I had twins. And then disappeared because… I had twins. But they are ten months old now and I can wiggle away to type on a computer. I know. It is VERY exciting. Both parts, the twins part and the freedom I now have type on a computer. This is so fun. The typing part. And the...

You Would Have been Two

You Would Have been Two

You would have been two. Both of you. I asked your Dad if he still thinks about you. He says of course and I do too. There's a little girl at church, she is also two. When I look at her, I think about you. Something happened the day you were born Heaven met earth in an operating room. Joy came in where grief should have been. We loved you...

Under the Stars

Under the Stars

Two hours past his bed time I decide to sit out under the stars. We watch airplanes and count stars and we see a shooting star or was it a lightning bug? We still aren't sure. Then he asks me, Mommy, are aliens real? I say, no, but God is. He's slient thinking about it. Then says, but aliens ARE real people just don't know it because everyone is...

Easter Basket Ideas You Can Get From Walmart Pickup

Easter Basket Ideas You Can Get From Walmart Pickup

 Hi guys. I hope you are well. Here is a list of Easter basket ideas you can add to you Walmart pickup order. I have to say, I have loved the time away from stores and mindless shopping but when I thought about putting together an Easter basket (we keep it small) without wandering through Target dollarspot or Dollar tree I was like.... But I did...

Week One with Twins

Week One with Twins

They are home! Edith and Ira are home. Wow friends, I almost did not write this post because our first week with twins was, well our first week home with twins! I am still shocked how all consuming it was. Okay, I was just interrupted 891 times and it's eleven weeks later but here we go. This was them just twenty minutes of being home. How tiny!...

The Birth of Ira Brighton and Edith Bailey Taylor

The Birth of Ira Brighton and Edith Bailey Taylor

Oh my dear friends. This is the post I can't believe I get to write. With all the anticipation of having twins again I am so EXCITED to tell you-- they are here, our babies are here! Ira Brighton and Edith Bailey Taylor were born December 30th, 2019  by a perfectly perfect scheduled c-section. Both babies are safe and healthy and I am doing well....

Favorite Things of 2019

Favorite Things of 2019

dollar tree bins-- is there anything you can't organize with bins from the dollar tree? reveal light bulbs-- nothing has changed our house more than replacing old light bulbs with these Megan Fox Unlocked-- she is a mennonite mom youtuber from lancaster, pa with the BEST youtube channel mac shape and shade brow tint-- best eye brow tint ever...

34 Weeks Pregnant With Twins After Loss

34 Weeks Pregnant With Twins After Loss

Hi guys, I am writing this amazed that we are thirty four weeks pregnant with our second set of twins. How can that be? I always say 'WE' when referring to pregnancy and I'm not really sure why, I guess because they are Tom's babies too and truth is, I can't do it without him. This pregnancy has been hard but fast, hard emotionally but going...