I have been drinking insane, and possibly illegal, amounts of coffee lately. I am drinking it all day long. I can attribute it to my ever-growing to do list or to my binge-watching of Gilmore Girls (Lorelai and I are soul sisters). Whichever the case, I have been drinking a lot of it. Monday night, … Continue reading If You Give A Mom A Coffee
It's March, and Spring is just around the corner! I am ready for budding flowers and trees, Spring weather, thunderstorms, walks in the mornings, and all the other wonderful things that come with Spring... except the allergies. Gotta take the good with the bad, I suppose. I'm already brainstorming what I'll do this Spring. I … Continue reading 30 Fun Things to Do This Spring!
I am ready for budding flowers and trees, Spring weather, thunderstorms, walks in the mornings, and all the other wonderful things that come with Spring... except the allergies. Gotta take the good with the bad, I suppose. I've come up with a few Spring Activities to do with my kids. Maybe you'll want to do … Continue reading 30 Fun Spring Activities to Do With Kids!
Let me preface this by saying this will not be easy for me to write or share, but I feel I must. These thoughts have been weighing on my heart and show no signs of letting up anytime soon. This is also a lengthy post, but I hope you will take the time to thoughtfully … Continue reading Welfare: The Stigma & Stereotype
There are some days that are great, and there are other days that I want to close myself in my daughter's secret hideout in her closet. Today is one of those days... Today is a day that I'm screaming at my Irish Breakfast Tea because it isn't coffee, because I'm out of coffee. Screaming … Continue reading Screaming at Inanimate Objects
Photo Source Okay, so it may not be a cure, but it sure does help. I'm sure you clicked on this, saw the photo, and wondered what in the world soap has to do with Restless Legs Syndrome. I had wondered the same thing, so don't feel too nutty. While I was pregnant this … Continue reading A Miracle Restless Legs Syndrome Cure!
My 8-year-old daughter sometimes tells me that I'm "the best mom ever". She also sometimes tells me I'm "the worst mom ever". That's usually said when she doesn't get her way. I know I'm not the worst mom ever, but I'm also not the best mom ever. Tomorrow is Mother's Day. My … Continue reading 10 Reasons I Know I’m Not the Best Mom Ever
It's getting to be the season for festivals and fairs, and one thing the kids love about these events is... Face Painting!!!! I'm not quite sure what it is, but kids LOVE getting their faces painted. Maybe it's the color or the design, or maybe it's just because it's one way parents don't mind … Continue reading Face Painting Supply List
My girls mean the world to me, and just like many parents, I have things I desire for them. I know I'm not the perfect parent, but I love my girls and they know it. If I were to narrow it down to 10 wishes I have for my girls, they would be... 1. That … Continue reading 10 Wishes I Have for My Children
My goal for this year is to be more present. I felt like my life was becoming too distracted and time was passing without me really being part of it, so I decided my goal this year would be to become more "in the moment" - physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally. I've been thinking of … Continue reading 5 Ways to Be Present with Your Children