• Guest Post: How do you do it with five kids by Chelsea Owens

    Guest Post: How Do You Do It With Five Kids? by Chelsea Owens

    The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a funny and honest guest post by Chelsea Owens. She is the mother of 5 boys, and somehow has time to manage 2 blogs: I Didn’t Want To Be A Mother (a mom blog) and A Wife, My Verse, and Every Little Thing (her main blog). I’ve loved her blogs for the past couple of years and have been incredibly curious about how she manages. Lucky for me she agreed to do a guest post and wrote about just that! Please do enjoy it as much as I do and be sure to follow her blogs. How Do You Do It With Five…

  • Announcement

    The end of July was tough for me and my whole family and came at a time when I was starting to question my blogging journey. Now, I don’t intend on stopping since I really enjoy it, but I  plan on going back to work and starting lots of neat things professionally within the next year, which will take time away from blogging. I see the lack of time and see it would be easier to stop. Apparently, I don’t like making things easy for myself. But I have a plan! Sort of. Announcement 1: If you’ve been following for awhile, you might know I’ve been working with branding The…

  • Not a Mom Blog

    This isn’t a mom blog. But it is. Yet it isn’t. Believe it or not, I really am this indecisive! But let me start by talking about boxes. Not physical boxes. The figurative boxes we put people into. This is really just a mental shortcut, an easy and effortless way to organize the world around us. But it oversimplifies things and misses the details that make all the difference. Growing up, I was always put into boxes, boxes that were far from accurate. But I went along because I was afraid of revealing my true colors. Of letting people get close. Until college. I remember when I was selecting which…