(un)prepared for the next stage

Since my oldest daughter was born nine (almost nine and a half) years ago, I really haven’t had an abundance of child-free time. Now that I think about it, even before she was born my life was pretty kid-centric; in the years before she joined our family I worked at preschools, first in Miami and […]

What Type of Parent Are You in the Morning? {giveaway from Seattle’s Best Coffee}

So my kids have gone back to school. I would love to share with you that I am absolutely on top of my game with breakfast and packed lunches and getting to the bus stop on time. In fact, I CAN share that with you. That IS what has happened so far this school year. […]

Summer Break 2015: This is The End

Monday my world will change forever. I will have two — TWO — children in elementary school. I can’t decide whether to laugh or cry.  I love being a mom. I have great kids. BUT. They make me tired. I love them so much that I want to give them everything I can. Everything I […]

Easy Afternoon Snack Ideas

This post is sponsored by Shamrock Farms and I received compensation. All opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make my blog possible. #ShamrockatWalmart Among the reasons I am amazed that I was allowed to become a mom is this: I am super bad at the food things. The food things are […]

Back to School Giveaway For Mom {From J.Jill}

Disclosure: J.Jill provided me with the outfit and the gift card to giveaway. I wasn’t required to post about it, but had so much to say I decided it was the best way to do the giveaway. All opinions and photos are my own. Way back in 2007 I had only one child and we […]