‘Tis the season for giving! Fun holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Does anyone else feel a slight twinge of panic that December is knocking at the door? (Deep breathe and count to 5…) Okay, now that we’ve established that the holidays are just about here (breathe), I can start to frantically make my lists—complete with a bazillion things to get ready, people to visit, and […] Read More »

Survival guide – a back to school supply list for moms

School supplies – check. Book bag – check. Lunch – check. Mom’s sanity – check! Nice work mom!  The kids are either already off to school or they’re prepped and ready, (possibly) sleeping in their clothes and new book bag, in anticipation for the first day of school. Well now, […] Read More »

My brother – one of the best fathers I know

It’s mid-May, and I’m scrolling through Pinterest Father’s Day ideas that my two and a half-year-old can create for my husband. I’m also seeing some great ideas for my own dad, when my thoughts immediately turn to my nephew, Teagan, and my brother, Denny. When Father’s Day rolls around each […] Read More »

Motherhood – Zero salary. Totally worth it.

Motherhood - Zero salary. Totally worth it.

Remember the World’s Toughest Job video we introduced last year? And that laundry list of requirements like, constantly standing, no breaks, constant attention, no vacation, no time to sleep, completely pro bono at 168 hours a week, and with a happy disposition? If you’re a mom—or you’ve paid any attention […] Read More »

Pinterest Mom No More!

Back in December, I shared a little about our family traditions and how I’ve struggled to let go of my wedding-planner, Type A mentality. For the past few years, we’ve let our four-year-old, Lillian, serve as our director of holiday decorating—she’s decorated our tree, picked out ridiculous snacks for Santa […] Read More »