Family Is Who You Love and Who Loves You

  • Lainey’s Prince Did Come… His Name Is Daddy August 20, 2014
    ShredMom.comPretty sure that a few years ago, my (then bachelor) husband had no idea just what he was in for… that soon he would be clipping butterflies and flowers into blonde hair and reading fairy tales… that he would know…Read more ›The post Lainey’s Prince Did Come… His Name Is Daddy appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • #howtotrainyourdragon August 17, 2014
    ShredMom.comIt was 10 pm, I had just finished putting the last kid to bed (and hopefully he stayed that way!), and was on my way downstairs to finish folding the last two out of four loads of laundry I’d done…Read more ›The post #howtotrainyourdragon appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • My Heart Belongs to #10! July 3, 2014
    ShredMom.comDevin’s baseball season is over and I’m sad. I look forward to attending his games. This past season, I wanted to hold a sign that said “My heart belongs to #10!” Except that Devin is 12 and a half —…Read more ›The post My Heart Belongs to #10! appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” — Mitch Albom April 23, 2014
    ShredMom.comI was going to be a perfect mom. I was never going to get angry or upset, I was never going to yell, and of course I would never be frustrated. Because I was going to be perfect at being…Read more ›The post “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” — Mitch Albom appeared first on Shred M
    danelle
  • Shut Up And Drive April 21, 2014
    ShredMom.comIt’s Sunday night and I’m rocking Tristan, our 8 month-old, to sleep in my arms. Tristan must fall asleep in someone’s arms or snuggled in bed next to someone (someone usually means me, but he will snuggle with Daddy, too).…Read more ›The post Shut Up And Drive appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • I couldn’t decide whether to call this post “Moving to Another City With 4 Children” or “I’m Having a Psychotic Breakdown” April 15, 2014
    ShredMom.comToday, we put a deposit on a house we’re going to rent in another city. As soon as school gets out, we’re moving.  My poor husband has been commuting 3 hours a day for a few years now, so moving…Read more ›The post I couldn’t decide whether to call this post “Moving to Another City With 4 Children” or “I’m Having a Psychotic Breakdown” appeared f
    danelle
  • Colorado 2014: I Wrecked My Knee But Pizza is Delicious. April 9, 2014
    ShredMom.comThursday, April 3rd – I may have torn my lateral collateral and posterior cruciate ligaments today, which means I have a decision to make. I’m in the Rocky Mountains — my happy place — for only one more day. The…Read more ›The post Colorado 2014: I Wrecked My Knee But Pizza is Delicious. appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Dear God, Can I Be Princess Elsa When I Grow Up? (And Bless the Earth and Peace and Everything.) Amen. March 23, 2014
    ShredMom.comDear God, Please could I grow up to be Princess Elsa? I want to have superpowers. Especially the power to make snow and ice fly out of my hands. I love snow probably more than anyone on Earth, and if…Read more ›The post Dear God, Can I Be Princess Elsa When I Grow Up? (And Bless the Earth and Peace and Everything.) Amen. appeared first on Shred M
    danelle
  • Epitome of Patience… March 20, 2014
    ShredMom.comI was getting cramps and my husband was away for the night.  I knew he would feel terrible that he missed going to the store to buy tampons and chocolate almond milk for me.  It’s the highlight of his month.…Read more ›The post Epitome of Patience… appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle
  • Terrors of the Terrain Park March 17, 2014
    ShredMom.comI seriously don’t know what is going on in the world lately!  But the world is too big to tackle in one blog post.  So I’m narrowing it down to the terrain parks of the Midwest. This may be going…Read more ›The post Terrors of the Terrain Park appeared first on Shred Mom.
    danelle