It’s here- today is THE day, the one you and your freshly turned 6-year-old have been waiting for. Birthday party time! Your house is adorned with homemade decorations (unless you’re a third child or later, then sorry kid- that...
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...
Picture this: You attempt to quietly plod into a silent room with huge glass windows and tall ceilings, shushing the little monkeys (whose monkeys are these anyway?) that never seem to realize the circus is closed for business, all...
One of the most beautiful things about being human is that we are all different.  We come in different shapes and sizes, colors and textures, we speak different languages and eat different foods, have different beliefs and abilities, love differently...
Does your kid snore like a trucker? Samesies. Maybe they have constant strep or sleep apnea. You know what might be in your future? A kind ENT looking you right in your eyeballs and telling you "Those are literally...
Summertime in Oklahoma brings the heat and humidity. The heat can feel relentless and can make if difficult to enjoy spending time outdoors or much less leaving the comfort of your own home. To not be too deterred by the...
Sleep. Maybe the number one or top two things parents of young kids talk about.  “What time do your kids go to bed?” What time do they wake up?” Are they “good” sleepers?” Since birth people have been asking us...
Guess what?! You can be a great mom, even if you're not a "little kid person." That's me. I'm not a little kid person. Yikes! Taboo subject! Before you come at me, I love so much about the little kid stage. I...
Ah, summer. The season for BBQs, pool parties, iced tea, and of course, the dreaded swim suit. If you’re a mom you probably approach this season with the same excitement you have for getting your teeth pulled.   Between the baby fat...
Motherhood is an exhausting job, yet often one that comes with little recognition for the many tasks required in a single day. • Feed them breakfast • Find shoes, backpacks, and coats • Pack their lunches • Morning carpool drop off • Well-child checkups...
This is going to ruffle some feathers, especially for those of us raised to believe that a traditional 4-year (maybe more) college degree is the only way to grow up and be successful. BUT-College isn't for everyone!  I'm not saying college...
My kids love dirt. Anything messy, muddy, sticky, wet, wild chaos, they love it. And I let them. I very rarely say no to making messes. Which is probably why they like it so much - because I’ve always been pretty open...

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