When we first found out we would be living in Oregon for 13 weeks, Matt and I started making a list of places we wanted to visit while we were there. Being a family of outdoor enthusiasts, Bend was obviously at the top of that list. There is just a plethora of outdoor exploring opportunities…

Making The Move To The Other Side Of The Country – Day 3 –

A Mom’s Log Mom’s Log Day 3 – 4:00am -: I’m feeling surprisingly great for being on day 3 of cross country traveling and being up and going at 4:00 in the morning. Already showered and put myself together, kids are up and getting dressed and packing up the small pets while I handle the…

Moving Towards Home

Merriam-Webster defines home as one’s place of residence. Yeah…that just doesn’t do it for me. Urban Dictionary hit the nail on the head this time. home That person against whom you can rest your head and your heart and everything feels safe Matt and I bought our first home in 2010, 1 month before our daughter was born….

Moving Past Anxiety

anxiety /aNGˈzīədē/ noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome The trip to Boulder, Colorado was monumental for me and my journey past fear and anxiety. Admittedly, breaking boundaries was not my strong point, but damn it, I was 30 now. Time to get it together, Sarah. My…

Moving Past Fear

fear/ˈfir/ noun an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. For the better part of my 20s I let fear and anxiety control more of my life than I care to admit. Now, I know that motherly anxiety is normal. Is my child happy?…