Life at the Legan Pad

Moving Across Country…Again

In less than 30 days my little family will be packing up and moving across country. We're headed back to Texas! There were many factors that played into this decision including jobs and housing. I lived in Texas for almost 10 years before we made the decision to move to Nebraska. That's the longest I had… Continue reading Moving Across Country…Again

Mom Life

Who’s Got Mom Guilt?

Raise your hand if you've ever experienced "mom guilt." Everyone? Yep. Mom guilt is that lovely feeling where you convince yourself you're doing it all wrong and the consequences are sure to be detrimental when in reality, quite simply, it's not that bad. Anything can be turned into mom guilt and we all experience it.… Continue reading Who’s Got Mom Guilt?

Good Eats

One Pot Broccoli Pasta – Quick, Easy, Cheesy!

Eating as a family is a priority for us, but since my hard-working hubby gets home later in the evening that means I either need to have dinner cooking in the crockpot all day or something I can whip up in less than 30 minutes. One pot wonders are one of my most favorite things.… Continue reading One Pot Broccoli Pasta – Quick, Easy, Cheesy!

Get It Together · Life at the Legan Pad · The Essentials

Finding Ways to Rest and Recharge at Home

Want to hear something ironic? I'm about to write about finding rest and less stress in your day and both of my children are whining at me for something apparently no other person on the planet can do except me. I know you've been there. And if it's not your kids, it's your boss or… Continue reading Finding Ways to Rest and Recharge at Home

Good Eats · Life at the Legan Pad · The Essentials

Our Best Attempts to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

By now we've all heard that this flu season is one of the worst. (Don't they say that every year?) And, like most years, there is a lot of debate about the flu shot. I'm not going to tell you whether I think you should or should not get a flu shot or that any… Continue reading Our Best Attempts to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Life at the Legan Pad · Pippy's Journey

Y’all…How Could I Not Share This Again?

If you've been following my blog from the beginning, you've already read what I'm going to share. But this is an update like none other! This is an exert from the post in 2013 when we announced we were pregnant for the second time. I was only 8 weeks pregnant at this point. Check out how… Continue reading Y’all…How Could I Not Share This Again?

Pippy's Journey

A Few Things I’ve Learned in Five Years of Grieving

This coming Tuesday marks 5 years since we held our baby girl, Epiphany "Pippy" Faith. Five years since we gathered with friends and loved ones and prayed in a hospital conference room because there were so many of us we didn't fit in the chapel. Five years since our very beings were changed completely. And… Continue reading A Few Things I’ve Learned in Five Years of Grieving