For so long, you and I have looked forward to these early days in middle school with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. As your mama, it feels like I was just in middle school a few months ago. I’m pretty sure I graduated from high school last week, and sending you to kindergarten? […]
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When I found out I was expecting my first son, I could not WAIT to find the cutest, most Pinterest-y way to tell our parents. We told them all on the same day and as we did the laughing/hugging/crying/disbelief dance (he was our honeymoon baby), I felt as if all was right in the world. […]
When I would start dating someone, it was inevitable that people would ask, “When are you getting married?” Then, once I was married, people started asking, “When are you going to have a baby?” I logically expected the next question to be, “When are you going to have another?” Much to my surprise, that wasn’t […]
You’re a “working” mom. Career Woman. Mom Boss. I’m a “stay at home” mom. Housewife. Soccer Mom. You’d love just one day lounging around in your pajamas without having to take a shower. I’m counting down the minutes until I can shower and have ten minutes alone. You select some freshly laundered and pressed clothes […]
Starting out motherhood is such a scary, unfamiliar, and very complicated journey. In my case it was a whirlwind with 4 babies in 6 years and a mommy brain filled with super high expectations of the life we were going to lead. This journey has taken so many twists and turns through the years and […]
Going to the lake this summer? Do you also have an infant and are not sure how boating with a baby would work? We’ve got it all figured out for you! We recently took my (then 4 month old) daughter to Lake Thunderbird over Memorial Day weekend and it went smoother than expected (we were […]
I was four years and two children into my motherhood journey when I read five little words that changed my entire outlook. I came across them in a Facebook thread in a local mamas group. A newly postpartum mother had poured her heart out into a post about her struggle with PPD and the guilt […]
A few things happened all in the same week that made me decide I want to share my perspective on screen time. A delivery guy at work stopped me to tell me he sure hopes I don’t let me kids use screens. Side note: I work in an office, not around kids. I’m not sure […]
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I love warm weather. I also love cooking. But those two don’t go hand in hand. Whether it’s been a long day at work, ballgames in the heat or you’re simply heading to an outdoor party, check out 3 of my favorite (and ridiculously easy!) recipes to whip up as the dog days of summer […]