Mollie Marsh

Mollie is the wife to an incredibly kindhearted Air Force doctor who loves a tidy home, the mother of two sweet little boys who love to make homes messy, and a follower of Christ. She enjoys cooking healthy meals, exercising/chasing her boys around, reading, knitting, magic, attempting to keep a clean house, baking chocolate chip cookies, getting hugs and kisses from her boys, and writing. Mollie and her family are currently stationed at Wright Patterson in Ohio. Harrison, Mollie’s adorable oldest son, has Down syndrome and a lymphatic malformation; read more of Mollie’s writings at downbythemarsh.com

The Most Random Things You Google When You Move

It’s no secret we mommas turn to Google when we find out where our new duty station is going to be. As soon as my husband got his orders last year, we celebrated only...

Why I Don’t Buy Mother’s Day Cards

I don't buy Mother's Day cards. I used to love going through the card aisle and reading the “funny” Mother’s Day cards. The creativity and hilarity of what people came up with to put on...

Let ‘Em Laugh: Embracing Your Spouse’s Sense of Humor

There I was enjoying a nice, relaxing shower. The kids were sleeping, the clothes were folded, and the floors were actually mopped hence I was enjoying a 10 minute shower instead of the typical...

I’m a Stay at Home Mom and My Kid Rides the Bus

It was a big, well, let’s just say "discussion" in our house. An ongoing discussion that lasted for months. My oldest son, who has Down syndrome, goes to preschool four mornings a week. At...

What to Do With Your Unwanted Holiday Gifts

We all get them. Every year, there is some gift you get for Christmas that you have no idea what to do with. Or you have absolutely no use for it. Or it’s just...

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Since the beginning of our marriage, I've been making this pizza dough. Way back then when we were two adorable married college students who had no clue what was in store for our lives...

What Down Syndrome Is NOT

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and, if you have a friend with a family member who has Down syndrome, your Facebook or Instagram may become flooded with informative posts about what exactly Down...

Seasoned Mommas, Stop Rolling Your Eyes at New Mommas

There I was, dropping off a meal at a brand new momma’s home and staring at her sweet bundle of joy. Her little one was all swaddled and wrapped up in a soft yellow...

What’s So Great About Dayton

  "Ohio? You’re moving to Ohio?!?" "Aren't you going the opposite way?" "Is there even a highway to get from here to there?" You can imagine my anxiety as people made these comments when I told them we...

5 Tips to Eating Healthy When You’re Stuck in a Hotel

It was perfectly planned. My husband and I would take our youngest son with us, stop at my grandma’s house, stay in a hotel halfway to our new state, and arrive at our new...