Erin Cornell

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Erin was Okie born, but was East coast bred from ages 5-18. She returned to Oklahoma City for college at Oklahoma Christian where she and her husband met through friends and were married. Taking her love of connecting people and places to the blogging world, she co-founded Oklahoma City Moms Blog in 2013. She loves being a mom with all of her heart to her daughter and son - who battled and won a fight against Lymphoma in 2016. It changed her outlook on love and life and is so grateful for each and every new day.

10 Things a Family Dealing With Childhood Cancer Really Needs

*Originally published May, 2016. A few months ago, my 4-year-old son was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma. It was very unexpected as he has been really healthy in his short life. We were displaced for days...
dear new teacher

To My Child’s New Teacher

Dear New Teacher, This letter doesn't come easy.  I wouldn't say I'm a newbie when it comes to public school and sending my child (after all, we somehow survived pre-k.) However, this is the first year...

My Kids Going to School Left Me Lonely

I thought I was ready.  Ever since my babies were born, we were together. Being a stay at home mom meant our days were filled with our own schedule - a fun morning out, naps,...

Why You Must Experience the Sheraton OKC Hotel

It's always a treat to stay in a hotel, even when it's in the same city where you live! Recently, seven members of our writing team had the pleasure of being hosted by the...

I. Am. Tired.

After I get my kids to bed, I plop down on the couch with the laundry basket full of un-matched socks, a task that has waited a month for me to get to. It...

Help Your Kindergartner Graduate with Success

In just a few days, my baby boy will be graduating Kindergarten. That old saying of “everything you need to know, you learned in kindergarten” is so true! He has been learning how to...

10 Types of Moms You’ve Seen in the Drop Off Line This Year

Cheers to you, Mama, for making it another full school year. When May comes around, it's a mad scramble to the finish line. Bedtimes get later, mornings seem to come earlier, and yet we...

T-Shirts for Teachers {Order Yours!}

We were blown away and completely in awe by the sheer enthusiasm that was felt during our last t-shirt sale to support a local teacher! Between nominations and the joy we saw when we...

Why Getting (and Staying) Debt-Free Matters To Us

As I pull into the school parking lot to wait for the bell to ring, a quick glance around shows me that my van is one of the oldest ones in the lot. Shiny,...

Evereve:: Fashion for Mom

Long gone are the days of "mom jeans" and those ridiculously patterned sweaters that we see as flashbacks from the early 80's. And thank goodness for that! Today, mom fashion has improved greatly and...

Don’t Forget the Foster Family

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one morning when I came upon a friend's post that she shared from a group she is in. It said how sometimes foster moms get jealous when...

2017 Haunted Attractions

If you love to be scared, then we have the list for you! From child-friendly to adult only, there is plenty of frights to find here in OKC. Grab your significant other, a group...