Archive of ‘motherhood’ category

family of five standing in fall foliage. sharing our life lately update

life lately: a personal update

I have been writing this post in my head for almost a year now. But now that the cursor is blinking on my screen, I’m not even sure where to start. Well let’s start here: First of all, I’m not writing because I feel I owe anyone an explanation. I told myself long ago in

all the favorite things for women in my gift guide this year, like this dress from citrus and lemon #theldlstyle #thelovedesignedlife

gift guide: for the women

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve been working on this gift guide for women in my head for a while now, and I’m so excited to finally share it with you! Just a few of my most favorite things to give and recieve. I wanted to wait to share with you until now because I knew there would

STEM toys for boys and girls this holiday season

gift guide: STEM toys

I’m excited to share a series of my Gift Guides this year, and we’re starting it off with STEM Toys! This post will be some of our new and classic favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) toys that we have in our home or have tried out through friends. As today is National STEM

playing balloon toss for our backyard field day. #thelovedesignedlife #stayhome #waterballoontoss

our backyard field day

Like everyone else right now in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying home full time, homeschooling, and still trying to work from home, I am just over here trying to navigate our new “normal.” I’ve had my highs and lows for sure, depending on the day, week, or even the hour. But now we