Something Just Like This

Something Just Like This

Where’d you wanna go? How much you wanna risk? I’m not looking for somebody With some superhuman gifts Some superhero Some fairy tale bliss Just something I can turn to Somebody I can miss I want something just like this Something Just Like This The...
Love God, Love People, Rinse & Repeat

Love God, Love People, Rinse & Repeat

Some days, this parenting gig just kicks my butt. Other days, I feel like I absolutely OWN it. Today, I’m choosing to own. Today I will prevail. I will not let the lies win. I am a good mom. I have great kids. They are healthy, happy, and loved. Most importantly...
Don’t be Fazed…..By The Next Phase

Don’t be Fazed…..By The Next Phase

Next month marks 14 years since I became a mother. Since I’m sure that I am still in high school myself, it is really quite a remarkable feat. Ok, I may not still be in high school, but I’m barely in my 20’s….right?! I can’t possibly be...
Truth: The Only Box You NEVER Need to Break Down

Truth: The Only Box You NEVER Need to Break Down

Hi friends! If you’ve followed along here at Breaking Down Boxes for a bit, you know that we had a series of guest contributors. The exciting news? We aren’t done! Today I bring you a post from the latest, and my favorite guest, my husband. If you would...
It’s My Pity Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To

It’s My Pity Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To

Pity Parties. You guys, I’ve been having one. A friend made the comment to me recently that she appreciates that I’m always evaluating where things are at in my life, and being honest with myself and those around me about it. I thought about her comment,...
Fear, Reality, & The Illusion Of Control

Fear, Reality, & The Illusion Of Control

Friends, I first started writing this post over 6 weeks ago. I only managed to write a single paragraph. It was a very early morning as I sat in a rather uncomfortable waiting room chair, legs stretched across to another chair to rest my feet. With my trusty adult...
Thriving….Not Just Surviving

Thriving….Not Just Surviving

Isn’t this shirt adorable? “Surviving Motherhood on Grace and Coffee” I mean, if you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know that I LOVE coffee. Seriously. I recently saw a meme that said “spilling coffee is the adult...
Awkward Is Awesome

Awkward Is Awesome

My tween daughter received a shirt a couple of years ago that had this simple phrase on it. Awkward is Awesome. As the parent of a pre-teen/tween and a barely there teenager, the irony was not lost on me. However my daughter LOVED it. She thought it was the best shirt...
Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

What do you call a grouping of dinosaurs? Apparently the answer to that question is debatable, with the answers ranging from herd, to pack, or even flock if they were flying dinos. Whatever you choose to call them, I found them. A herd of dinosaurs! At Target! If I...
Supporting The Boxbreakers

Supporting The Boxbreakers

Friends, we are so excited to support the amazing Ott Family who are busy breaking down boxes in Africa. If you missed Jennifer’s guest post, you can find it here. If you too want to sport some Breaking Down Boxes gear all while supporting an amazing family,...