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5 Out-Of-The-Box Gift Ideas for New Moms

There’s no shortage of ideas out there for baby shower gifts: nursing pillow, burp cloths, diapers, wipes, butt cream, nipple cream…you get the idea. What about gifts for mama? Yes, she’ll NEED your trusty padsicle recipe and setting up a meal train wouldn’t hurt. She may even enjoy a postnatal massage gift certificate or some […]

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Majestic Murals of OKC

Oklahoma City…the county seat of Oklahoma City; known for Great Plains, a large livestock market, oil and gas industries, the OKC Thunder…and some pretty incredible public art. Am I right? While we couldn’t capture every Majestic Mural that adorns an avenue in our area, here’s a few of our favorites (and where to find them).  […]

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Menopause Made Me a Zombie Mom from OKC Moms Blog

Menopause Made Me a Zombie Mom

When I went through menopause at the typically average age of 52, my experience was so totally not what I was expecting. In my dramatic imagination, I was worried about going through wild mood swings. Or crazy crying jags while my husband and kids looked on helplessly. Yes, I had the hot flashes, and wished […]

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A Mama’s Farewell Letter to Oklahoma

Dear Oklahoma, I moved here seventeen years ago when I was a teenager. Eighteen years old to be exact. I had a lot of dreams and hopes for my future as I entered college, but I knew no one here. I had no friends and no family in this state, and that strangely appealed to […]

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Parenting: A Grand Experiment

I am about to enter my twelfth year in this parenting gig. These twelve years have brought overwhelming joy, as well as excruciating anguish. It is simply the nature of having our hearts walking around outside of our bodies. As with any job, we have good days and bad days in parenting. But parenting is […]

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