Reaching into that empty space

He was so little when he was born, my oldest. 6 pounds 7 ounces and the tiniest piece of heaven. In the 9 months that I was carrying him he had become a part of my body. When he was born and they rushed him away for some medical care it was like they had […]

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Why do we come here?

Its Sunday. Get out of bed Chelsie. It feels harder. It’s like they know, they being my children. Why is breakfast harder to eat on Sunday? Do I get you dressed for church first, then get myself ready and chance you getting filthy? Or do I dress myself and then you but chance being covered […]

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7 Ways to Love Yourself Better

Here are some ideas of healthy habits you can develop that will not only lead you away from the unhealthy options but will ultimately lead you to love yourself and have a stronger body image. 

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But he loved him anyway

We were driving, on our way to our first date together. We being me and my 2-year-old son. We had been just us for a while now and this was the first time I was taking him on a first date. A first date with someone I had never met and while I wasn’t sure […]

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How to successfully camp with kids

We went camping this last week as a family. We have 3 kids and they are 7, 3 and just barely 1. As we told people that we were going camping we received all kinds of comments about how crazy we were, or how people didn’t know how we did it. People were wishing that […]

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Say yes

Say yes to your child when they ask to stir the cheese into the macaroni even though it’s going to be a mess. Say yes to that brownie or scoop of ice cream or cake slice or cookie. Say yes to that long run you’ve been dreading. Say yes to letting your kids friends come […]

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He’s not him

I was recently asked to participate in a documentary on divorce being produced in France, cool huh? Well, I mean, yes but I’m also part of the blogger community for the  Huffington Post in their Divorce section and….I guess I just don’t want everyone to see me as a divorce expert. I’ll get messages sometimes […]

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