When I found out I was expecting our firstborn (just coming back from our honeymoon, nonetheless) we were elated, to say the least. Especially after being told that there was a good chance we would need IVF from having...
Our family is skipping the big and over-the-top Christmas this year. Our daughter has complex trauma, and her most triggered time of the year is around the holidays. You see, she was removed from her biological home on Christmas Eve,...
New Year's Eve can be hard to celebrate when you have younger kids.  The kids want to stay up late and ring in the New Year with mom and dad, but what do you plan between their normal bedtime...
Pumpkin patches, fall festivals, costumes, parades, and candy can only mean one thing: Halloween is upon us! My daughter loves candy, what child doesn't? And it is the season of candy! It seems like everywhere we go someone is trying...
If I had a dollar for every time I heard "I wish I had more mom friends" I could take some mom friends out for coffee. The issue with making mom friends is, we don't really want go through the...
Before our adopted daughter came to live with us as a foster child in 2019, we prepared in all the ways we knew how. We did all the training with the Department of Human Services, we read all the...
They say kids have three stomachs, and the largest one is strictly for snacks. Moms know the struggle of keeping them fed but also hungry for dinner because if the snacks line up to close to dinner then they're poking...
Nothing says fall fun more than a day at the farm! Check out these great spots in the OKC metro for fall farms, corn mazes, pumpkins, hay rides and countless other activities! Did we miss your favorite? Be sure...
Money, Money, Money...Money can be a hard subject in any family and can be hard to handle. So, how do we teach our kids to handle money? How do we teach them to work hard to earn money, save,...
Saturdays revolve around college football in our house, and it's not because of my husband or our kids. It's because of me and my love for the sport. Let's go back to my sophomore year in college (only two decades...
Have your friendships changed after you had kids? Have you had less time for friends and a loss of friendships over the years? I hear so many friends comment on how hard it is to maintain or make new...
The reality is, there is no such thing as equal balance when it comes to all the demands of mothering, life, being a wife, a good friend, working and all the extras. I see so many fellow moms posting...

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