the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: Parenting

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

Capturing the Christmas Spirit with Big Kids

It’s November 1st so in our house, I can officially talk about Christmas. The truth is, I’ve been thinking about it for several months, since last year actually. As Kelsea mentioned in her recent post, we all struggled with Christmas last year. We’ve been unsuccessful at […]

The BB Chair

The BB Chair

On October 31, 2016 I had just returned to my home in North Carolina after what could only be defined as the weirdest and most busy period of our lives. Our Pappy had died very suddenly in late September and my kids and I fled […]

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Today was the last day of school for my kids and I couldn’t be more thrilled! No more waking them early, lunches to pack, homework or crazy schedules; just tons of R&R and family time ahead! One thing our summer won’t include is a ton […]

The Hard Days

I’m hard on myself these days. Especially hard. I eat a brownie, I feel guilt I eat a carrot, I remind myself that one carrot doesn’t equal ten pounds of weight loss. I get grumpy with my husband, I feel ashamed. I get impatient with […]

A Rainbow After the Storm

A Rainbow After the Storm

Many of you probably have read about my dear friend Laurel and her amazing generosity in one of the darkest seasons she and her family will probably have to walk through on this side of Glory.  If you have not read that story, you can […]

Preschooler Sticker Chart

Preschooler Sticker Chart

Okay. We live in a world where I must preface that I feel children should have some responsibility on their shoulders in effort to keep them grounded. I love my children. Heart and soul. I’m thankful for their lives. With that said, raising children is […]

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

Imagine with me….you and your spouse are school teachers; an elementary reading specialist and high school history.  You don’t make a great deal of money because, well, the district is tiny and let’s be honest – that is just the way the cookie crumbles in today’s society. […]

Recruiting Duty: The End
Our Formula for Happiness

Our Formula for Happiness

As many of you know, 4 months ago our family welcomed a new little bundle.  Charlotte has made life so very exciting.  She has been such a wonderful addition and has helped us get a grip on reality…again. When we brought her home, life was […]

Disney Live! Presents Three Classic Fairytales and Giveaway

Disney Live! Presents Three Classic Fairytales and Giveaway

Hi friends! Today I have another exciting giveaway opportunity for our local followers! Disney Live Presents Three Classic Fairytales is going to be coming to the Hershey Theatre for a ONE DAY event on Saturday November 7th and you can enter to WIN tickets for […]