Some of my fondest memories from childhood are running through the neighborhood on those extra steamy summer evenings playing night games with all of the other kids from the hood. It truly is a magical time for children and is such a great opportunity for parents to get to engage & interact with their kiddos. […]
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Five years ago, I became “mama” to a sweet little pink bundle. She has grown into a smart and kind big sister who loves to dance and make us laugh. Sometimes, I look at her and see my sweet little baby, but more days than not, I see her long legs and pony tail and […]
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 […]
The 4th of July is such a magical celebration pumped full of family fun and community events galore. I have compiled a list of some of the best events in Oklahoma City and the surrounding metro so you and your families can take full advantage of this holiday and make some memories that will last […]
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 […]
Both of my kids have summer birthdays. That combined with Father’s Day, July 4th, and juggling a big extended family is causing me to have celebrations on the brain. My 4 year old son recently and unknowingly reminded me why we keep our holidays and birthdays simple: because right now we can. Learning the Hard […]
We have partnered with JCPenney Portraits to highlight their indoor photography studio. However, all opinions are my own.
We have partnered with Lilyfield Christian Adoption and Foster Care to bring you this post! However, all opinions are my own.
School is almost out and summer is right around the corner! It’s the perfect time to make new friends, get out of the house, and spend some time outside! We would love for you to join us and our neighborhood play groups for our first summer park hop series! Park Hops are free play dates […]
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 […]
We have partnered with Hackney Chiropractic to write this sponsored post to share this information with our local community of moms. All opinions are my own. “Oh! I’m fine. It’s nothing!” – a simple phrase I often hear from mothers, the ever self-sacrificing force in a family unit. We often place ourselves last while juggling […]
This past year, my family opened our home for foster care. Before we began the process of becoming foster parents, I had very little experience or knowledge of it. I had so much respect for families who fostered,families who fostered, but I had only known of them. There was no one in my day to […]