Hi there, my name is Crystal and I love learning, reading, and healthy living to a point, I do love my chocolate and drink way more coffee than is normal. I also love essential oils, DYI crafts and journals.
Mother, wife, ministry… some of the many labels that have described me or will be describing me soon. It’s a lot, especially when it wasn’t the “plan”. I’ve always had a plan, an idea of where my life was headed from the time I was 13. However it didn’t exactly match up with God’s plan…
Anyone else feel like their day to day didn’t really change? Yet somehow choosing to stay home with your kids is different than being told you HAVE to stay home? Or now that you are home you’re expected to have lists and goals and you should be crushing them? That...read more
Bedtimes can be rough. Throw in changing schedules, routine disruptions, sleep regressions and everything else that can go wrong. Having a bedtime schedule, something that tells them, even from a young age...read more
17 months I was home, the first 5 months before he was born I was alone and couldn’t wait to go back to work. The 12 months, being home WITH my son, I didn't want to leave. Waking up with a vague idea of what the day would be, small routines, but nothing major. Having...read more
Let's talk about healthy eating with toddlers! A couple of weeks back I had a question box going for lunch suggestions for a toddler. (I got some great ideas I shared them later in my stories. You...read more
A few months late, and by a few I mean 7, but I finally got around to writing about my son’s first birthday. First birthdays are so special. A whole year with my little guy. I was probably...read more
I’m back at it. Blogging. I took the summer off. I wasn't a small business owner. I hardly posted on social media, therefore there was no growth. No blogging, google analytics or SEOs. Blogging is hard. There is so much pressure to have high views, good numbers and...read more