As with most toddlers, my 18 month old has a very short attention span, so I’m constantly looking for new ideas to entertain her for a few minutes. Since my mom was an early childhood educator for over 3o years, she is constantly adding ideas and supplies to my repertoire. Because us moms need to […]
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I did it. I went the entire work week without winding down at the end of the day with a glass of wine. And if I’m being one hundred percent honest, I’m ashamed to say that rarely happens. Now, don’t get me wrong. I don’t get smashed drunk on a daily basis or anything along […]
One of the most important conversations my husband and I have ever had was about what kind of people we hope our kids will be as adults. We decided to begin with the end in mind and brainstorm what we could do now that would stick in their hearts for good. For us, the goal […]
Ever asked yourself why a stay at home mom decided to even go to college? Maybe you wonder if they always knew they wanted to stay home or if they only decided once they had kids? Lets be honest, college is no joke. You pay boo-koo bucks, study, take tests, and repeat. To some, it […]
I married into a family that openly practices favoritism. Hearing relatives say things at gatherings like ‘Oh well so and so was always Grandpa’s favorite,’ is not uncommon. Pre-kids, this was unfamiliar and strange to me. Post-kids, it has become a fierce point of contention. One day a few years ago my toddler son was […]
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Do holiday parties and get-togethers have you wishing you were all alone on a deserted island? Or even better, at home alone with a good book and the “fireplace” channel? For all the introverted moms hiding in the pantry at a holiday party, instead of with the rest of the rowdy elves playing Dirty […]
When you become a mom, there’s a HUGE learning curve. You learn the perfect football hold without ever playing a day in your life. You learn how to imitate four hands during diaper changes while navigating the wipes that won’t come out one by one, holding the baby’s legs up, keeping flailing arms from touching […]
The holiday season, in all its fun-filled, pecan pie, sparkly light, peppermint mocha glory, can be definitely is a stressful time for moms. What is advertised as blissful holidays off work and time with family turns into a never-ending chore list of arranging family photos, sending holiday cards, selecting, purchasing and wrapping gifts, planning, shopping for, and cooking meals, […]
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Friend, I see you, heartbroken and feeling left empty. You put the work into your marriage, believed the best of your spouse, thought things were okay, and yet he ultimately left you and is with someone else. It’s not fair. Some days you can’t leave your bed, much less your house. I want you to […]
The Thanksgiving season is upon us. It’s my personal favorite holiday, and I think it’s because it truly doesn’t feel like a commercialized one (maybe because with Christmas on it’s heels it CAN’T be!) and that’s a rarity! The whole point of it is to reflect about the blessings we have in life and spend […]