Mom Confession: How did Martha Stewart lead to my mental health break...down...through? I’ll start by writing that I DO NOT know Martha Stewart nor does she know me. Like many mom’s my age, I grew up flipping though Martha’s cookbooks,...
My firstborn baby boy is officially a tween…and it turns out so am I. The hardest part for me personally is finding the fine line between letting him be little while letting him grow up some too. He’s just 11....
  It’s that time of the year again. If you’re starting to feel anxious about the end of the school year, please know that you are not alone! Even the most summer-loving mamas can start to feel a bit anxious...
We are thankful to Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for sponsoring our Ultimate Gift Guide for Mother’s Day. Moms, we all have one; we all know one.  She may have birthed you, adopted you or cared for you as her own...
We are not our goals.  Yes career goals and resolutions towards career advancement are important but we’ve seen how careers can topple in the blink of an eye. Health goals are fulfilling but for many the “quarantine 15” was the...
Originally published May 2018. I heard from a few mom friends this year that Mother’s Day was not quite what they expected. We all know that Mother’s Day is hard for a lot of people – those who have lost...
As I sat in the ultrasound room, there was an almost surreal feeling. My husband had come with me that day. I could not do this alone. Every second of the clock seemed to take a full minute. “I should not...
Look. This is not a conversation I want to have. I’d rather continue avoiding it but since my kids seem to have moved beyond the age of play dates where moms are invited too, this has got to be said: Please...
These last couple of years, being forced to stay inside for almost a year of it, I struggled. I struggled with the stress eating and consequential weight gain. I struggled with my career. And, I struggled with not being as...
He Surprised the Heck Out of Us My oldest son Leon was born on Easter Sunday, six and a half weeks premature. This information largely sums up my son: he surprised the heck out of his whole family that day,...