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5 Things I Learned From April the Giraffe

Saturday morning, I had two friends text me the exciting news: “April’s having her baby!” and “It’s happening!” You might think April is a friend of mine or at least an acquaintance. No, April is a giraffe, and because this is 2017, pregnant giraffes in New York on live stream cameras can achieve worldwide fame […]

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You May Be 40(ish) If . . .

  I’ve entered it, my fourth decade. And guess what? There are definitely some challenges, a fair amount of “what the heck?” moments and also some pretty fabulous bright spots. It is a decade unlike any I’ve experienced so far and it does seem to have a few significant marks. So for those of you also in your fourth decade (or dangerously close), here […]

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True Life: My Marriage Helped Me Heal from Childhood Rape Trauma

Emotional trauma, especially traumatic events in childhood, can rewire the brain to create innate reactions like panic, terror, anger, etc. in potentially similar situations. Psychologically speaking, it’s the most basic form of self-preservation. Shortly after I got married, deep, old wounds re-opened, and I knew I would have a rough road ahead.  When I was […]

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Mom Prom 2017 {Event Recap}

Make a Wish Oklahoma was our charity for the evening and we truly enjoyed having them with us. Make A Wish provides wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Since they are near and dear to my heart as a wish family, we were thrilled to partner with our giveaways to raise money for their […]

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To The Mamas Of Littles – It Gets Easier

I had all three of my children pretty much back-to-back-to-back.  Each time my husband and I found out we were expecting, we dreamily envisioned our little stair-step kiddos developing close knit friendships, and we were excited that our children would all be close in age. What I did not envision, however, was how tricky those early days of keeping up with a […]

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Children’s Learning Adventure Carnival Soirée {Event Recap!}

Disclosure: We partnered together with Children’s Learning Adventure for this event and to bring you this information. Thank you to amazing Cassie Duffle Photography for capturing all of the images from this event! We had a fabulous time at the Carnival Soiree with Children's Learning Adventure this past Saturday! Their facility is none like we've ever [...]
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Orthodontic Associates Mother’s Day Special!

“Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for Orthodontics Associates.  However, all opinions are 100% my own.”   “Literally in the consultation for my daughter, I made an appointment for myself.  I could tell the care was going to be great and I wanted to do something for myself too!” Jeannie Russell    Moms, there is […]

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