I recently purchased two journals so that I could start documenting my life as a mom.  The first is My Quotable Kid, a journal to quickly jot down all those unforgettable moments, the funny things they say and sometimes...
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...
Are you drowning in the clutter and disorganization of your home?  Do you never seem to have enough hours in your day?  Are you constantly wondering how on earth you are going to get it all done?  It’s possible...
This past year, my family opened our home for foster care.  Before we began the process of becoming foster parents, I had very little experience or knowledge of it. I had so much respect for families who fostered,families who...
If you give a family COVID, they'll be stuck at home for over two weeks. When they're stuck at home for two weeks with no end in sight, they'll probably lose their minds.  I won't turn this into a witty...
Do you ever feel like you are drowning in the distractions of life?  I've been feeling that way a lot lately.  So many things to do - some I absolutely love and some I just feel obliged to do....
This is part one of a two part series! Spending 9 months or so becoming nice, round and plump is all fun and games when you're pregnant. Who doesn't enjoy the extra poundage when you are incubating a tiny, little...
I am, unfortunately, a mother who has lost a child. My first child. I would never wish this pain on anyone. It is the deepest sadness that fully engulfs your soul and I truly hope you will never have to experience...
The art of packing a suitcase may have been a list obsession in my family.  By obsession, I mean, my dad and brother were good at it and it drove them nuts that the females of the family were...
Motherhood is fun, challenging, full of surprises, and constantly evolving. I'm not sure about you, but I can use all of the help I can get as mommy, so I wanted share my current top 5 mommy must have products. 1) Planner. How...
  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! Halloween is a time to turn anything into whatever we want it to be, and this Halloween I want to be extra special and celebrate my kids' imagination! I want them to...
While you may not want to think about it, the fact is that very often women outlive their husbands. According to Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, 80% of men die married, but 80% of women die SINGLE. Some women...

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