Life As A Fire Wife

A Kitchen Kind of Day

Some days life throws you a curve first thing in the morning and you have to make a choice of how you’re going to handle it. My 40 year old brain turned to mush and felt incapable of handling anything... Continue Reading →

More Than a Fire Wife

When I started this blog years ago, I thought "Life as a Fire Wife," sounded cute, catchy, it rhymes, and would be a good place to share about our crazy fire family life. I read a blog a few months... Continue Reading →

All the Lasts and All the Love

This is what I know... When your 11 year old asks you to go to the bookfair, you go. Why? Because it's your babies last year of elementary school and these opportunities will not be present in middle school. That's... Continue Reading →

Journey to a Healthier Me

I love food. There, I said it. I love to watch it on tv. I love to smell it. I love to cook it. I love to eat it. I really enjoy seeing or reading about a dish that I... Continue Reading →


To my 15 year old, I can't seem to get this right today. I keep typing and back spacing and typing and backspacing. This morning I dragged myself out of bed (which has been especially hard this week with this... Continue Reading →

More Than Summer Reading

So I finished this book yesterday that my 9th grader chose from his summer reading list. I like to read what my boys are reading since they have become independent readers. I've missed some here and there and haven't been... Continue Reading →

I’m Not That Mom

I'm not that mom who is super organized. I'm not that mom who has got it all together. I'm not that mom who is good at planning ahead of time. I'm not that mom who has the first day of... Continue Reading →

A School Year Wish List

A new season is upon us, and while it is still summertime, tomorrow, my boys go back to school. It's a big year in our house. First year of high school for Christopher, last year of elementary school for Logan,... Continue Reading →

Mom Guilt

Mom guilt... it's quite a universal feeling isn't it? The summer is winding down and the past few weeks I have found myself lamenting that I didn't get to give my kids the summer that I wanted. I wasn't going... Continue Reading →

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