tylermoms mom life

Between meals…

Our food was terrible tonight. But I didn't complain as I slipped into my seat and felt my big 4-year-old's arms reach around the headrest to give me a hug. And I hugged back, humbled.

Tyler Christmas Event Calendar

Hi friends! I've put together a calendar of all the fun things going on around Tyler this Christmas season! I hope it helps everyone...

Fathers say…

I intended for this post to be a gift guide – think “50 gifts under $50” – but I remembered too late that I’m...

Summer in Tyler

For some parents, summer means an increase of precious one-on-one time with their children. It’s a blank canvas of fun and possibilities. You don’t...

Kids, community invited to garden raising at Juls

Hey friends! We are so excited to share with you that the weather looks as if it will not be stopping us on Saturday and...

New community garden coming to Tyler

Last month we had a blast hosting the Kid & Family Booth at the Rose City Farmers Market. We read Sophie’s Squash by Pat Zietlow...

Grace in the puddles

Yesterday we played in the rain. It was the perfect kind of rain, the kind of rain that falls with the grace of just a...

Four Chapter Books I Will Read To My Children

I first heard C.S. Lewis’ quote about children’s stories in a rap song. (It sounds like I’m joking, but I’m 100 percent serious. Check...