The numbers on the scale look familiar, too, so you gamely pull out the giant bin of pre-pregnancy clothes, eager to find your old jeans and favorite tops. The cruelty of this capsule should not be underestimated. You might be close to your target weight, but your body was completely rearranged and may not settle […]
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In the end people remember less about things that you think are weird about yourself, or what you wore, or how much you weigh. Instead they remember how you made them feel.
In my head, I went into the parenting death spiral—does the fact that my kiddo won’t take a pacifier make me a bad mom? If I was a good mom, couldn’t I keep her content during a quick trip through the store? If I can’t even get my girl to take a paci, what other […]
My point is that kids and accidents go hand-in-hand, am I right? If it hasn’t happened to you yet—if your innocent child has not ruined something that you love or something expensive—I hate to tell you, but the time is coming. It will inevitably happen. Whether they are two and fry your computer or 16 […]
Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, we all have skills that we can now add to our resume that only motherhood could attribute to us.
Alright, mommas, it’s the start of summer, and if your calendar is anything like mine, you already know that it is going to be a busy one. For this is the season of summer sports, camping trips, barbecues, family vacations, pools, splash pads, road trips, picnics, and activities galore (just to name a few). In […]
Grief is never an easy subject, and it is not a comfortable topic of discussion for most adults. Sadly, it is a subject that my nine year son is all too familiar with. During 2016, he experienced the lost of our beloved family dog, Duke as well as the death of a friend from his football […]
I never thought in a million years that my life would have taken the twists and turns that it has. I have a big imagination, but I never imagined nor planned on doing this parent thing or life on my own. I never thought I would worry so much or pray so hard. I never knew […]
When I received a December due date for my first son, my heart sank. Bringing home a baby in the frigid cold seemed like a nightmare. And how was I going to survive being trapped inside with a newborn all winter? In my case, my son was born early and the day we brought him […]