January 20, 2017
The day I found I was pregnant the first time, I could not contain my emotions. My dream was always to be a young wife and mother. I married at 23 and found out I was pregnant at 24. I was over the moon! We (meaning only me) wanted to be surprised as to what… Continue reading Moms of Boys
January 16, 2017
OK… It’s a Tuesday night and you are either just getting home from work or it’s approaching that time that everyone starts to turn …….. You realize you didn’t quite plan for dinner and you need to get something on the table before the family begins to riot. You think ordering food might be the… Continue reading My Top Quick and Easy Weekday Meals
January 13, 2017
Raise your hand if the stomach bug has already reached your home. It has hit households across the nation (at least according to my Facebook newsfeed). The only GOOD thing is that it seems to be a quick turn around. I contracted it about 4 days before Christmas. The actual sickness lasted about 12… Continue reading Want to AVOID the stomach bug?!
January 7, 2017
It’s that time of year again. Local MOMS Club chapters are gearing up for local Preschool Fairs. Registration papers are being sent to the printers. Questions are swirling around the mommy communities: play-based or academic-based? 2-days, 3-days, 4-days, or 5-days? 3-4hour programs or extended/enrichment programs? These questions can make most parents fall to the floor in the fetal… Continue reading Why Preschool?
December 29, 2016
It’s that time of year. A new year is about to begin and we start thinking of ways to make ourselves and our lives better. Maybe you want to head to the gym. Maybe you want to eat healthier, drink more water, be more patient, love more, stress less…… It’s a huge deal to do any… Continue reading The New Year’s Resolution
December 21, 2016
There are a 101 (times a million) types of media out there about funny toddler behaviors. For example: Or this one: And this site is absolutely hilarious with it’s 25 ways to annoy a toddler. As moms we see it on social media and get a good chuckle because it’s true (the BEST jokes are… Continue reading Toddler life…
December 20, 2016
It’s Christmas time in the city…. (and in my house). It’s that special time of year for most families. It’s a time to be with family. A time to show our love to those around us through cookies and gifts. We want it all to be perfect. We want to fill our time and days… Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year
December 17, 2016
I was scrolling through Facebook and stopped at a video about a little video about what moms really need: Here are some of my takes on these truths. Truth one: You cannot have too much coffee.. or wine!!! I cannot and refuse to be a functioning parent without my coffee in the morning. If I… Continue reading Mom Truths.
December 12, 2016
Being that time of year, many of us are wrapping up some last minute presents. We want to present all the people that make our lives easier with something special. Not all of us can provide the gifts we really want to give so sometimes cookie making is the easiest (and most frugal) way to… Continue reading “Stress-free” Cookies
December 12, 2016
I was enjoying some quiet, alone time. My favorite activity during these few and far between moments is to sit and watch mindless TV. My latest endeavor is a blast from the past, One Tree Hill. And THIS is why I love my Amazon Fire Stick. I can relive the shows from my teen years or even… Continue reading The Hardest Battle