As a summer baby and a mother of a summer baby, I know all too well the challenges Oklahoma can bring when planning a birthday party. Some of you may not know this, but it can get too hot...
As we head into the last month of school my brain has turned foggy, and what was once organized chaos has turned into unorganized chaos. I feel like I am doing the hokey pokey dance, one foot in this...
  If you give a teacher a student, she will want a pencil to go with it. The pencil will remind her that 1+1 = 2 which is basically equivalent to a whole classroom of students. The students will remind her that...
Thank you to Orthodontic Associates for sponsoring this post.  As your child grows and develops, they should see an orthodontist who specializes in orthodontics for children. Orthodontic Associates can help your child grow up with a straight, healthy and confident...
How would you describe yourself? Does a coffee-drinking, legging-wearing, messy updo sound familiar? Do you feel hurried and stressed? Feel like you never have a free moment at home, let alone to cook and clean? Are you always in...
Your teenager may not be as “lazy” as you give them credit for! It may be a matter of really working together to set them up for sleep success.  Somewhere between ages 12-19, your sweet little child flips a switch,...
Spring is upon us! The days are getting warmer and longer, flowers are blooming, and our kids want to spend more time outside. Around this time do you start fighting with your kids more and more after school about...
One of those questions moms seem to get asked as soon as their first child is born is "Soooo, when are you having another one?" I had a pretty traumatic birth experience so when I first heard this question with...
12 x 4 inch, extra large, deep fried, custom designed donuts. No, I'm not drafting an incredibly hip wedding dessert spread, or describing the precise thing your cardiologist tells you not to eat once you hit 45. That's just...
Dear Tween Son You were my first born, the one that made me a mom. The one who showed me a whole new love I never knew existed. The one who has been training me over the years to be...
It's hard for me to be the play mom.  I think it might be because of my family of origin, but I sometimes have a tough time connecting with my children. That's a scary thing for me to write, but it's...
  It’s 7:30 in the morning, and I catch myself dragging my feet into your classroom. I’m busy complaining about how I’ve been up for an hour and I barely slept. Meanwhile, you’ve been here since six o’clock. You turned...

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