It has been so much fun sharing bits of our Carnival cruise with you over the last few months. It was definitely a trip we will alwaysView full post »
Tyson Foods® asked me to be a part of their #HungerHeroes campaign and throw a back-to-school party with some of their chicken nuggets andView full post »
I am pretty vicious about toys around here. When my world is falling down around me in chaos and fire, I go to the playroom and I purge. IfView full post »
Contributor Julie Forbes is somewhat of a mom-pro these days, with 3 kids 4 and under. She’s been telling me all about the magic thatView full post »
You know how I know that postpartum anxiety is very REAL for me? Because when I’m not drowning in it, I look at my previous self fromView full post »
I was scared he would talk too much. I was scared he would misbehave. I was scared he would be mean. I was scared he would be bullied. IView full post »
Who doesn’t love combing through the soft beach sand, where the shore meets the water, and coming up with hands full of seaView full post »
I’d say this would maybe not qualify as a cake wreck. Sorry to disappoint?
Oh sure, it took me 6 hours to craft this beast that IView full post »
Lowell turns 2 tomorrow.
If that surprises you, know that it surprises me more. So much so that I…. didn’t even see itView full post »
FaLaLaLaLa! I’m a lunatic!
It’s okay to hate me for posting about CHRISTMAS right now, but hear me out. Every. Single.View full post »
My lovely little sister came for a visit this weekend, and taught us how to do light painting.
She has this rad job where she gets paid toView full post »
Our not-quite-2-year-old chews gum.
Not only does he chew gum, he throws the gum in the trash when he’s done (when it starts to loseView full post »
What do you do when your child will NOT take “I don’t know” for an answer?
You guys, I think she’s been sent hereView full post »
I keep making blogging harder than it should be.
I miss the days I used to just… write. Long, HUGE paragraphs. I mean, I cringeView full post »
The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in her darkView full post »
Summertime just screams “BEAUTIFUL PICTURES!” to me. So did our Carnival cruise. In fact, when I told Carnival we’d beView full post »
You may remember I went through a round of CoolSculpting a few years ago, and a machine that looks like a sucker fish turned my belly andView full post »
Y’ALLLLLLLLLLL!!! I have known Caroline since she was a wee embryo. She and Leyna were born weeks apart. When her mom, Suzanne (alsoView full post »
Parents say the craziest stuff, right?
Like, “If you don’t kill the wolves for your sister, I’m going to put you inView full post »
Did you read Part 1?
Dear pregnant me,
I know you think you have this figured out. You did your research, read the websites, the forums,View full post »
When Carnival asked me who I’d like to take on a cruise before they sent me last month, I was obligated delighted to say, “MyView full post »
Dear 25 year old me,
I see you looking down your nose at the family who dared bring their toddler to a proper restaurant at 8 pm.
Surely itView full post »
We have half bath downstairs that’s supposed to be for guests. And by “guests” I mean the 10 boys on the street who peeView full post »
I was probably 7, standing upstairs, peering out of my parent’s bedroom window down to my friends below.
“I HATE my mom!”View full post »
It’s June. It’s almost halfway through June! And I feel terrible that I’m just now writing about this, organizing, this,View full post »
Slowly, slowly, so slowly, we are finishing rooms one by one in our new house.
So slowly that this is only the 2nd room we ain’tView full post »
Last month, Carnival sent us on our very first cruise as a family! The details: We went on a 7 day cruise aboard the Carnival Magic,View full post »
I upgraded to the phone beast known as the iPhone 6 last week. All my fears of it being too large were put to rest when I successfullyView full post »
This one’s a sponsored post, brought to you by 4Sleep. If you think you’ll ever want to buy a super comfortable memory foamView full post »
I’ve been shooting with a Canon camera and lenses for almost 5 years now, so naturally I was pumped to work with them on a post toView full post »
We are so close to completing Kendall’s bedroom, which would make 2 rooms completely done in 6 months since moving in. I predict weView full post »
I swear I’ll be back here soon with an actual re-cap of our super awesome cruise last week, but for now, this will have to keep yourView full post »
After years trapped in a love/hate relationship with, selling my soul to the pacifier, we are done!
Like, just in the last week.
Not forView full post »
Bringing home baby soon? Well, first of all, CONGRATS!
Now, let’s talk life. With a baby. A BABY… IN YOUR HOUSE… CAN YOUView full post »
In some ways, I consider myself a bit of a parenting social scientist, making observations about life with 3 children.
In today’sView full post »
“We just have to remember, he’s so young still. He’s only 7.”
I say stuff like that to Scott a lot. We are bothView full post »