13 Things on My Christmas List


Welcome to Desperately Seeking Sanity…I’m Heather, a mostly sane wife and mother of four and I blog humorously about life… Feel free to look around and stay as long as you like. You’re totally allowed to subscribe to my RSS feed if you’re in for the occasional laugh or moving moment. Thanks for visiting and […]

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This Dog…


This is Winston. Or “W” as the kids sometimes call him. We aren’t exactly sure what Winston is a mix of, short of dalmatian.  That part is obvious.  But we’ve been stopped so many times while walking Winston by people letting us know how stinkin’ cute he is and how much he looks like the […]

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I Lucked Out With These Kids {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


Last night something amazing happened.  In fact, it happened so fast I couldn’t believe it was actually happening and then as it continued, I prayed that I would have this opportunity again and again and again. But I’m also okay with it being a one time thing.  Because it was beautiful. My whole family knew […]

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Be the Stepmom You’d Want Your Kids to Have {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


The golden rule goes something like this…”Do unto others what you would have them do unto you.” I’m in a position where I’m both a stepmom AND a mom.  Thing 1 and 2 had a stepmom and their dad is engaged to be married, meaning they’ll have a new stepmom at some point in time. […]

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We Must Be Careful Not to Divide Our Stepkids in Half {31 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Stepmom}


  This week, we studied Solomon and how wise he was.  In 1 Kings and the story of Solomon and how he became king (remember, he was the legitimate child of Bathsheba and David… after David knocked her up and then had her hubby killed to cover up their affair and then that baby died… […]

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