Motherhood

19 Ideas for Enjoying “Me Time”

19 Ideas for Enjoying “Me Time”

Disclosure: I’m a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam which means that they pay for the streaming service in exchange for me posting once a month about the service. All opinions are my own.  Let me let you in on a little secret. Once you become […]

10 Tips to Survive a Long Road Trip with Kids

10 Tips to Survive a Long Road Trip with Kids

Disclaimer: There are some Amazon Affiliate links throughout this post. If you click the link and make a purchase, I would get a small commission. Just enough for me to indulge in my favorite guilty pleasure, Taco Bell. This post was not influenced by my […]

Don’t Ever Tell Me How to Feel

Don’t Ever Tell Me How to Feel

“Why do you let them upset you in that way? You can’t change them; you can only change how you respond.” Livid, I clicked “reply” to answer the person, then sat back to see if I could articulate what made me angry about those words. […]

Pushing Myself

Pushing Myself

Here it is. Another year, another resolution to get in shape. It seems I do this every year. I promise myself that this will be the year I get in amazing shape, and, hopefully, by the grace of God and hard work, lose weight. Every. […]

Foto Friday

Foto Friday

Have you every had one of those weeks where you completely lose track of time? Before you know what hit you, it’s already Friday and you still didn’t accomplish what you wanted on Wednesday? That is my life this week. It’s sped by too fast; unusual for a […]

How to Survive a Day Trip With Kids Solo

How to Survive a Day Trip With Kids Solo

Some days I feel like a walking contradiction. I want my girls to make friends but the homebody in me is happy to avoid play dates and going to the park. When my husband, Chris, works late, I panic because it means I’ll be alone for that […]

10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

You thought you would be done having kids by 30, but, instead, you didn’t start until you were at least 35. Or fate stepped in and you found yourself with a baby again at 40, whether by surprise or fully planned. No matter how it […]

Opposites, Otherwise Known as Sisters

Opposites, Otherwise Known as Sisters

Disclosure: I’m a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam which means that they pay for the streaming service in exchange for me posting once a month about the service. All opinions are my own.    Growing up, my younger sister, Amy, and I were always opposites. […]

The Disney Jr. Drinking Game

The Disney Jr. Drinking Game

Being a mom of three little ones means I get to watch lots of children’s television. More than I ever expected, honestly. I mean. I knew my kids would watch shows, but I thought I would stay oblivious as Sesame Street was on as I […]

On Turning 30, Losing Hope, & Finding Peace

On Turning 30, Losing Hope, & Finding Peace

From the time I was young, age was just a number. Some numbers were more important. 10 meant I was a decade old. 13 meant I was finally a teenager. 16 meant I could get my driver’s license. 21 meant I could drink legally. Beyond […]