Nothing quite beats the energy and excitement of the holidays. We love seeing our children's wide smiles and eyes twinkling in the lights as we explore all the different holiday light shows and activities in the area. But, with the...
When I think of the holiday seasons coming up, I think of the best part of celebrating with friends and family. THE FOOD! I think of buttery mashed potatoes, my mom’s spicy, cajun turkey and creamy egg nog. But what...
Tis the season for festivities, social gatherings, and holiday parties. This is an introvert's guide to the holidays (by a fellow introvert).  Just say NO. Don’t pretend you want to go the neighborhood holiday party if it sounds exahusting. If you’d...
  *This post was originally written in 2015. There is a 13 month split and then a 19 month split between my three children.  At one time, I had three babies under three.  If this is you right now, I feel...
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...
In 2022 (almost 2023), there is so much stress in the air. We are all recovering from the devastation of Covid, our everyday lives, being moms, being wives and daughters. Then there is the upkeep of our social lives...
Have you ever felt two completely opposite emotions at the exact time? Think about it. Something can be contradictory and still be true. I do love motherhood! Is it everything I imagined it would be? Some days I feel like...
“It’s the most wonderful tiiiime of the year”...sure, yes, okay. But also, it’s the craziest. The absolute busiest. And sometimes, the most mom-guilt-riddled time of the year, for those of us who find ourselves up to our ears in...
My heart sinks every time someone tells me stories of how wonderful their relationship with their mother is. I would give anything to be able to say the same. I don’t have memories of closeness with my mother. I...
You know how sometimes your kids have had a long day, with too short of a nap, maybe a little too much sugar, and one small thing like the air conditioner blowing a *little* too hard on their face...
I grabbed my son’s hand and walked him out the door of his Pre-Kindergarten class- for the third time that week.  His wide, brown eyes were dulled with sadness, and he hung his head low.  I sighed as we...
The holidays are here and the rat race has begun!  Can you feel the adrenaline in the air? Have you seen the frantic Facebook posts trying to track down the "it" toy of the season? Is your calendar already full...

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