Family Is Who You Love and Who Loves You

  • Autumn at the Apple Orchard September 29, 2014
    ShredMom.comAutumn is heavenly. Everything about the harvest season enchants me… leaves changing colors… pumpkins… the crisp, cool air… Halloween… Thanksgiving… winter (and snowboarding) is right around the corner… cooking yummy food… college soccer season… football season… and apple orchards. Normally,…Read more ›The post Autumn at the Apple Orchard appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Happy Birthday To Me, I’m Turning Nineteen… September 26, 2014
    ShredMom.comI love it when my husband surprises me or plans something — although I don’t know if he’s caught on to that premise yet. It doesn’t have to be an expensive or grandiose surprise… just the idea of knowing he…Read more ›The post Happy Birthday To Me, I’m Turning Nineteen… appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Could You Bring Me a Blindfold When You Stop By? September 19, 2014
    ShredMom.com(image from http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/06/this-is-why-ill-never-be-adult.html) I used to have it all together. I cooked lovely things to eat. My house was sooooo clean. I scrapbooked, made jewelry, sewed pajamas and Halloween costumes for my kids, always found time to work out. I even…Read more ›The post Could You Bring Me a Blindfold When You Stop By? appeared first […]
    danelle
  • Be Careful What’s Ridiculous September 16, 2014
    ShredMom.com“Dad, that’s ridiculous!” Our two year-old daughter, Lainey, has a new favorite word… Mom is ridiculous. Her big brothers, Devin and Wesley, are ridiculous. Baby Tristan is ridiculous. The food mom makes is ridiculous. Nap time is ridiculous. Going potty is…Read more ›The post Be Careful What’s Ridiculous appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I’m From the Congo…??? September 13, 2014
    ShredMom.comThe first time I met my husband, was on our first date. We had been matched online, and I hadn’t wanted to go on a date with any of my other matches — and found some of them a little…Read more ›The post I’m From the Congo…??? appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I Love You, Food Piggy! September 9, 2014
    ShredMom.comMost little kids have some sort of blanket or stuffed animal, or toy they love — their “security”. Security blanket, security teddy bear, security toy truck, etc… My first two children had blankets and/or stuffed animals they HAD to have.…Read more ›The post I Love You, Food Piggy! appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I’m Sweetie, the College Soccer Referee September 9, 2014
    ShredMom.comOfficiating soccer at the club, high school and college level, is something I’ve done for the past almost 10 years (when I’m not pregnant, chasing my kids around, or writing). I don’t really like being yelled at, so I might…Read more ›The post I’m Sweetie, the College Soccer Referee appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Home Sweet Home… Until the Mountains September 5, 2014
    ShredMom.comWe moved to another city, closer to my husband’s job, this summer. It was very difficult to leave our old house (I’d lived there 10 years and brought 3 of 4 babies home to it). Moving 4 children and the…Read more ›The post Home Sweet Home… Until the Mountains appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I Will Love You and Honor You All the Days of My Life September 2, 2014
    ShredMom.com                    We married in a civil ceremony a few years ago, and recently had a wedding in our church, with all four of our kids in the ceremony. In the months…Read more ›The post I Will Love You and Honor You All the Days of My […]
    danelle
  • That Crazy Lady Running Out of Her House In Her Pajamas… Is Me August 28, 2014
    ShredMom.comMy kids ran away today. I suppose every child makes a runaway attempt once or twice (and comes back when they get hungry). Except mine didn’t have any intention of coming back. Ever. They were caught and forced back against…Read more ›The post That Crazy Lady Running Out of Her House In Her Pajamas… Is […]
    danelle