Monthly Archives: January 2013


This Is How Mom Butt Happens, Right? They Take It From You?

There’s been a lovely, dramatic change in the way I feel recently. Just this time last week I was afraid of my (possibly evil)View full post »


Get Rid Of (Kid) Stuff!

Who else is itching for a good, early spring cleaning? I can’t wait for life to settle down a little next week so I can goView full post »


EXTREME Food Aversions While Pregnant – Was This You?

This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for a while, but I had to get out of the trenches before I felt safe enough to document itView full post »


Emerald and Orange Boys Bicycle Nursery

In my fantasy world, this baby gets a room of his or her own that I get to lovingly decorate for really no reason at all other than to beView full post »


Hold Me. I’m Scared Of This Baby.

This baby is trying to break me. It’s testing me. I’m in the 2nd trimester- the  honeymoon trimester- and it’s laughingView full post »


SECRET Kids Kitchen Chalkboard Tutorial for Red Barn Blog

I am SO excited to finally make the official announcement that I’m the Decor & Cool Spaces contributor to the newly launched blogView full post »


The iPotty Can’t Touch The Damage We’ve Already Done

A funny thing has happened over the last few weeks. Dozens? Yeah, I’d say probably dozens of people have emailed me, tagged me,View full post »


A Lullaby For Your Fetus

Gather ’round, and let’s sing a song about babies before we drift off to sleep, friends. Rockabye baby in your mom’sView full post »


Meal Planning Success!

Last night I made quite possibly one of the best dinners ever… for me. (The bar is pretty low to begin with.) And the night beforeView full post »


How To Win At Life With The Help of Soap- SoapBox Soaps

More than 3,000 children’s lives could be saved every day with something as simple as a bar of soap and clean water. – SoapBoxView full post »


12 Weeks Pregnant And Still Disbelieving

You know that thing some women do where they surprise their partner with the news that they’re pregnant, sometimes accompanied byView full post »


Turns Out, I Think I’ll Like 5 Year Olds

He’ll be 5 in May, and he left toddlerhood far behind long ago. He’s a preschooler, and soon to leave that behind,View full post »


One Kid was EASY! A Mommy Truth

Kendall’s been sick this week. Not the kind of sick where he lays in a bed and sleeps all day, though. Just the kind of sick whereView full post »


Trouble In Camera Paradise

I was tired of the old one. I felt held down, stifled. He was too limiting. He was boring me, frankly. I knew there were others who couldView full post »


Going Green For Baby

Today I was on Texas Living on KTXD in Dallas/Fort Worth, showing off a few ways you can go “green” when it comes to babyView full post »


The Big Girl Bed

I long thought that I would keep my kids in a crib until they could physically launch themselves from it (which Kendall did at 20 months),View full post »


Breaking Up With Pinterest

Because food and I have a really tempestuous relationship right now, and Pinterest isn’t being very sensitive about all that. I mean,View full post »


Kim Kardashian Doesn’t Think Pregnancy Is Fun, AND THAT’S OKAY

I swear, I didn’t set out to become some sort of pregnant celebrity defender (see me sticking up for Jessica Simpson here).View full post »


The 2012 Inappropriate Elf Winners!

It’s TIME! Time to announce the winners of the 2012 Inappropriate Elf contest! Before we get to the grand reveal, I want to give aView full post »