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We all want to be more organized, am I right? We scroll through Pinterest and see impeccably designed, totally organized spaces with gleaming surfaces and think, “If only.” But the reality is that people live in our homes and they rarely look Pinterest-worthy. Or if they are organized, we are probably too exhausted to enjoy […]
It’s ten minutes past their bedtime and my husband walks in from work wearing gym shorts. Again. …and they are dripping with sweat. I am almost certain that he left in slacks. You would think that maybe doing some push ups here with two toddlers clinging to my back would be satisfying enough, and let’s […]
Need I say more? I currently have a 4-year-old who thinks whining will help. News alert: it doesn’t, son. It only makes me want to hit my head against the wall and eventually run for the hills. But luckily, I haven’t run away and continue to love and care for my children #greatparenting. I am […]
My thirties were full of revelations: I hate to run. I don’t care if people think we are weird. I really love coffee. And the one that might have been the most revolutionary: I am NOT a morning person. I will never be one. And I’m okay with that. My journey to this self-awareness began […]
This post is sponsored by our partners at Primrose but the thoughts, experiences, and adoration are all my own!
Yep, it has been a year since I became a momma…August 16, 2016, to be exact. We get to celebrate our 1st Gotcha Day. Which, the 12-year-old loves because it means it is a second round of birthday gifts. While I had been present for 4 years, being present is not the same as being […]
A year ago I read the book The Gift of Failure. As a former teacher and a mom, so much of the book resonated with me. Many of Jessica Lahey’s words made me want to virtually high-five her. Yes! Letting your kids forget their homework and try hard things- this is how they learn that […]