Marianne Mitchell

Wife, Momma, Follower of Jesus

Monthly Archives:

June 2015

BeHappyChallenge

Day 22 #behappychallenge

You would think that with being a new mom I wouldn’t have much time to read, but actually I’ve averaged a book a month over the last 5 months. It helps keep me sane. It helps me escape. It helps me breathe. And this book, Surprised by Motherhood by Lisa Jo Baker, is one I highly recommend to any mom- new or seasoned. I loved this  ...

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Day 9 #behappychallenge

So it’s hard to know if I should do all 30 days in order, even if I miss a day, or if I should just pick up on whatever day it is and (possibly) fill in the missing ones later? In this case, I am going to just pick up on what day it is. There are so many quotes and sayings that come to mind that it’s hard to pick my favorite. For  ...

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Day 4 #behappychallenge

It’s been a struggle to be happy today. Baby didn’t sleep well last night, which meant Mommy didn’t sleep well last night. Plus she had a doctor appointment this morning and we were rushing around to make sure we weren’t late for that. There was a comment on Facebook that left me rattled. The weather was overcast.  ...

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Day 3 #behappychallenge

What I Wore, (in detail): From Top to Bottom: Hair down, washed and blow-dried Small “diamond” stud earrings Wedding ring White nursing tank (that I got for FREE from Milk thanks to Aimee at Captivating Corner) White 3/4 sleeve shirt from Old Navy, that has a small brown stain near the bottom, and I think coffee stains from today  ...

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Day 2 #behappychallenge

Morning Routine…is there such a thing with a four month old baby? Well, yes. Sort of. The events in my morning are usually the same. The order in which I do them depends largly on what time the baby first gets up. Today, she was up at 5:46, ready to eat. Her cry is more of an “aa-aa-aa” as opposed to a  ...

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Day 1 #behappychallenge

It’s been a rough week. My Grandma had been in the ICU for 2 weeks and on Sunday I got a phone call that my sister was flying to Florida to see her. Basically, it was “if you want to see her this side of heaven, the time to see her is now.” And so, we went. We were able to see her and spend some time with her before her  ...

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