Hot Mess Mama

By |2018-06-22T00:14:14+00:00June 21st, 2018|Encouraging Thoughts, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Have you ever gotten to a place in motherhood where everything is spinning out of control and you feel so buried under chaos that you just aren’t even sure where to begin when it comes to self-care or getting back on the right track?? Yupp! Me too! You start thinking about your to-do lists, meal [...]

Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

By |2018-06-21T03:44:16+00:00February 13th, 2017|Holidays, Words From Mom|

    Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Kids Did you know that about 85% of brain development happens in the first five years of life? Reading in these critical years significantly influences a child’s lifelong capacity to learn. So this Valentine’s Day snuggle up with some books and spend time reading to your children. As [...]

5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Under $5

By |2017-02-11T20:20:07+00:00February 10th, 2017|Holidays, Words From Mom|

5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Under $5 I know that Valentine’s Day is a cheesy hallmark holiday but I have always loved it; not for the romantic aspect (although now that I have my forever valentine I do love celebrating the romantic side) but even more then that I love that there is [...]

PREGNANT AND HONEST: 40 WEEKS

By |2016-05-04T19:52:01+00:00May 4th, 2016|Pregnancy, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Pregnant and Honest: 40 WEEKS I can’t believe that Baby Charlie is going to be here in the next day or two! We are heading to the hospital tonight for an induction. This pregnancy has flown by but at this point the days are dragging because I am so exhausted all the time. Insomnia is in [...]

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Pregnant With My First

By |2016-04-28T15:01:29+00:00April 28th, 2016|Encouraging Thoughts, Pregnancy, Words From Mom|

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Pregnant With My First Now I am not entirely sure that I would have listened to all of this advice when I was pregnant because some things you just have to experience for yourself, but now that I am on the other side, I do wish [...]

Momcation

By |2016-04-08T17:33:58+00:00April 8th, 2016|Encouraging Thoughts, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Momcation A month and ½ ago I did something for the first time ever. I went away by MYSELF! That’s right, no toddler and no hubby! Just me, hanging out with my best friend Alaina for an entire weekend! If I am being completely honest I always thought that moms who went away by themselves [...]

Pregnant and Honest: 30 Weeks

By |2016-02-23T15:49:05+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Pregnancy, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Pregnant and Honest: 30 Weeks I was pleasantly surprised at how great I was feeling during the second trimester. And then the third trimester hit and BAM I started feeling extremely tired, my back started aching more and I’m just uncomfortable. I’ve had multiple stomachaches that have lasted for days…I even threw up one night, [...]

Pregnant and Honest: 24 Weeks

By |2016-02-23T15:47:41+00:00January 15th, 2016|Pregnancy, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Pregnant and Honest: 24 Weeks We have some very exciting news! We found out that baby #2 is a BOY!! I will officially be outnumbered in our house 3 to 1, but I couldn’t be happier about it. Looks like I get to keep my title of Queen for a while longer.       [...]

Pregnant and Honest: 18 Weeks

By |2016-01-12T16:37:17+00:00November 30th, 2015|Pregnancy, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Pregnant and Honest: 18 Weeks  I wish that I could say this month has been magical like our trip to Disney last weekend, but I can’t. It has certainly been interesting to say the least. My family battled the stomach bug for 3 out of the 4 weeks. My poor little man had it the [...]

Pregnant and Honest: 14 weeks

By |2016-01-12T16:38:22+00:00November 13th, 2015|Pregnancy, Real Life Moments, Words From Mom|

Pregnant and Honest: 14 Weeks I am excited about this series where I will track my pregnancy in a real and honest fashion. I want to bring you along on this journey and give you a picture of what pregnancy really looks like. Each month I will be taking a bump picture, but not one that’s [...]