Merry Christmas from the Bennett’s!

Merry Christmas! 2015 has been a significant year for our family. On April 26th, our newest member entered the world, little Emily Rose. Emily’s Birth True to all three of my birth experiences, she came in a hurry! In fact, it was only by God’s mercy that we even made it to the hospital. Although I was 9.5 cm dilated (a… Read more


What I’m Loving This Week

I don’t know about you, but my fall has been busy and fairly exhausting so far. I just can’t quite win in the sleep department lately. If the baby isn’t waking me up in the night, it’s one of the big kids. But it’s okay. By now I’ve realized that I don’t actually need to sleep like I thought I did in my… Read more


Why I’m Going to My 10 Year Class Reunion

The infamous 10 year class reunion. I got the Facebook invitation a few months ago, and truly, I wasn’t sure how I felt about it. I mean, I’ve moved on with life, right? So is this really a priority? I’m not one who’s stayed around the small town in which I grew up. Life took me elsewhere. Besides, I know how to reach almost… Read more


My Favorite Things *Giveaway!*

I am so grateful for this community of blog readers! You all encourage me, bless me, and humble me just by reading, not to mention the comments and emails I’ve received over the past year. So, in an effort to say… “thank you!” I’ve put together a fun giveaway of a few things that I feel represent me. I figured,… Read more


Life with Three Kids: Relishing Sweetness, Coping with Stress

Can we talk about life with three kids for a second? Because it’s a whole ‘nother ball game. For one thing, the cuteness is off the radar. It’s like all the love and delight a child brings TIMES THREE. It’s a lot to handle –a heart-bursting, overwhelming sort of joy that almost hurts. It’s so good! But life with three kids is also a… Read more


Why I Write

Last night I fell asleep thinking about why I write. Many hours have been spent this past year clicking away at a keyboard. Many opportunities to sleep or watch TV have been sacrificed. I work on my blog around 20 hours per week, so it’s a big part of my life. But I do it. And it’s changing me. I’m becoming… Read more

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