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A View from the Other Side

This is a sponsored post with our partner Casting Duo. We all do it. We scroll through social media looking at perfectly curated profiles of other moms with their clean homes, educational crafts for their children, and a colorful dinner on the table (which their perfect children are eating, or course). You know deep down […]

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No Presents Please

“No presents please!” is a phrase I’m seeing more often than not on the many birthday party invitations flooding my son’s social calendar. With most schools now requiring inclusion for such events, the number of presents being purchased adds up. I find it daunting, however, to arrive at any event empty-handed. It feels particularly daunting […]

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A Plan for Summer Reading

A Plan for Summer Reading

I know, it seems it is a lifetime and a half away…but we all know how this goes. One day it’s Spring Break and the next the kids are OUT FOR SUMMER. Panic sets in about plans for camps and activities. Honestly, any type of entertainment and/or a time filler.   But, as moms, we also […]

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I Don’t Want Technology to Raise My Kids

Growing up, most of my childhood memories involve time spent playing outside.  I remember quite vividly building my own treehouse with the help of my kid sister. Picking wild blackberries in mid-summer wearing full winter clothing as protection from the briers. Riding big wheels and bicycles up and down our long driveway. Catching lightning bugs […]

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5 Ways to Throw A Beautiful and Affordable Baby Shower

If baby shower season is a thing, it appears to be now! I’m personally throwing two showers as well as going to I don’t know how many at this point. Hosting any type of shower can be fun and exciting but can also get expensive. So here are a few tips if you’re ever in […]

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10 Ways I’m Raising Southern Boys

Currently, I’m a mom of two Rowdy boys, ages 4 and 6, and a sweet-sometimes-sassy three-year-old girl whose personality has really popped this past year. Despite her shining personality, I still don’t know much about raising little girls yet. I figure I’ll wing it until she’s a teenager, then seek tons of advice as to […]

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