I feel like you either love or hate the elf. Personally, I love the dang thing. I wish it was around when I was a kid. We started the tradition when my daughter was three and she loves it!...
“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...
*sets down “Not Today Satan” mug Oh hello, I didn’t see you there. Get out your marshmallows and cocoa because I’m about to serve up a dish of Gratitude, and I have a feeling you’re gonna want seconds. This list will warm...
One of my favorite things to do each holiday is to create a celebration table for my kids! It is such a fun and festive way to celebrate each holiday at home! I usually set this up sometime before...
Everyone loves a good road trip. An exciting adventure, a good playlist, people you love, and unhealthy snacks. What could go wrong? Enter kids.  Road trips pre-kids were pretty low maintenance. But now that children are joining these journeys, a whole...
Some people live and breathe football, and when their kids are old enough to make their own choices and decide they share that passion, those parents are absolutely LIVING THE DREAM! We talked to a local mom, Mallory Hulsey,...
It was last December… “What do you want for Christmas?” I asked my 10-year-old. Her answer? “Six dollars.” I laughed and said, “Not even seven??” Spoiler alert: She got more than that. But this anecdote illuminates the mentality my kiddos have come to adopt: No...
If you’re like me, you get super wrapped up in the mundane responsibilities of being a mom, and your relationship with your significant other begins to take a backseat. Between work, kids, pets, chores, errands, bills, the house… sometimes...
I knew at some point while raising our boys that we just needed a dog. A boy without a dog just didn’t seem right. What I wasn’t prepared for was how much work and how expensive dogs are. I...
Welcome to the Mom edition of what women really mean. If you missed my first article, you can read it here. Making moms feel heard is important to me. Is it because I’m a truth bearer? Hard to say... But yes. And today...
Do you ever wish your life had an easy button? What if I told you that you could have that easy button, but that it would actually require a little bit of work in order to get it to function?...
Seven years ago I met David while we were attending the same church. He was always the fun guy to invite for hangouts or to feed - I love feeding people. David is now considered family, and is at...

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