back-to-school, school, kids growing up

Back-to-School ~Stop that Train, I Want to Get Off

It’s back-to-school already! My girls start back to school in a couple days and I am decidedly simultaneously ecstatic and sad about back-to-school. Last year, my […]
Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, BlogHer13, blogging, blogger

An Open Apology to The Pioneer Woman or How to make a Complete Ass of Yourself

Dear Ree or as I like to call you Your Royal highness the Pioneer Woman, I hope you don’t mind that I address you so informally; […]
mommy blogger, mommy guilt, blogger, parenting, work-at-home

Dealing with Blogger Mommy Guilt?

The first thing I read this morning was a piece by my good friend, Jessica Gottlieb, Which came first the Anxiety Disorder or the Blog? Her […]
summer, spoiled children, parenting mistakes

Help! I Spoiled my Children

Okay, it’s about time I admit something to you guys; something I am deeply embarrassed about and have been in denial about for some time…my children […]
tornado, tornado warning,wornado sirens, tomatoes

Tomatoes and Broken Toes

So, as many of you have noticed, I have been very lucky this summer to partner with some wicked awesome brands and share some great products […]
miscarriage, loss, grief, pregnancy, parenting

A Year Ago Today, the Loss of the Unimaginable

May 1st is the anniversary of what has so far been the worst day of my life; the day that I lost my third baby. I […]
miscarriage, loss

The Quiet Before the Maternal Storm

Moving on after losing a child or a pregnancy, how is it even possible? I know you get up and breathe and take it day by […]
woman's mind, how women think

A Woman’s Mind is a Terrible thing to Waste

A woman’s mind works differently than a man’s. There is a fundamental difference in ways of thinking. Men are driven by one goal and by some […]
bullying, shane kocyzan

Graduating Member of the Class of We Made It

A friend posted a link to Shane Koyczan’s To This Day Project video (above) about bullying. I don’t usually click on videos. I should have been […]