Here’s What’s Really Scary

Let's be real, there are things we parents face each day that are far more terrifying than ghosts, goblins and the rest of the Halloween crew. So, while this time of year can be rather scary, I'm here … [Read more...]

I’m Sorry I Offended You

Dear new mom, I'm sorry it annoyed you when I looked at your children and told you to enjoy every minute because they grow up so fast. I wasn't there when your baby had a diaper blowout the one … [Read more...]

A Few Questions Worth Asking Before the Next Playdate

As a little girl I spent many school day afternoons and summer days at my friends' houses. We had slumber parties and beach trips, and so many of my greatest childhood memories take place in their … [Read more...]

TV Families I’m Way Too Emotionally Invested In

Summer is in full swing, and with that comes a chance to catch up on all of my favorite television shows and maybe revisit a few modern day classics—and perhaps give my heart some time to return to … [Read more...]

Things That Happen While Parenting A Tween

Not long ago I declared I was taking a break from blogging. I was ready to embrace my new truth. And then this happened: Some time after I made the decision to take a break from blogging an … [Read more...]

My Speech

Last week following my speech I was encouraged and asked to share it on my blog. I had received such kind and heartfelt feedback and it was believed that my words could help others. It was after the … [Read more...]

Our Thanksgiving

For the past week Lola has been sick with a cold. It has slowly made its way through our house resulting in all four of us being sick by the time Thanksgiving arrived. The fact that we were all under … [Read more...]

On Second Children and Making Room

When I met my first born I was certain that was it. There was no way I could love as much as I did at that moment. Motherhood changed the very essence of who I was causing me to love without ceasing, … [Read more...]

Hello {From the Weekend}

This weekend I've been spending a lot of time staring at my littlest miss. In just a matter of days she will turn one. Recently I posted a picture of her and used the statement thankful and sad all at … [Read more...]

I Love Your Words // 3

These are the words that have tugged on my heartstrings in some way. They have either made me cry, made me laugh, made me think (or all of the above) and made me reflect on the power of words and the … [Read more...]