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Hello, Fall: My Four Favorite Fall Recipes

Now that we’ve officially passed the first day of Fall and the temperature doesn’t begin with the number “9” (well, fingers still crossed),  I declare it’s time to pull out the boots, scarves, candles, and pumpkin decorations! (Some of you uber-excited people have beat me to this.) If you’re like me, something about Fall just […]

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Pros & Cons of School-Age Kids for the SAHM

  For the past nine years, I’ve been an active stay-at-home mom. I’ve been there for the diapers and breastfeeding, first words and first steps, the pull-ups to undies, the preschool drops offs and play dates, and all the milestones in between.  I’ve lived out the long days and the short years. And now after all […]

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In Defense of Offensive Comments

We’re moms. We put up with a lot. We take on a lot. We successfully wear a plethora of hats. We also complain about a lot. My favorite movie quote is: “I want you to want to do the dishes!” Just ask my husband. I’m completely guilty of riding the martyr train. I may even be the conductor on […]

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Connecting With Kids in the Busyness of Life

We all have those times where it seems like it’s one thing after the other coming at us. For my family recently, it was being rear-ended, an unexpected injury, a dead car battery among other things, all within a few weeks. With that comes bills, phone calls, meetings…and then there’s your kids who also need […]

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