Month: March 2017

Highs and Lows

Highs and Lows

Happy Friday, Mommas! I don’t know about you but this week has crawled by for me and I am sure the rest of my household would agree.  I feel like the list of things to do with a third child has not only tripled but quadrupled. […]

Men who cook: Turkey Chili 🌶

Men who cook: Turkey Chili 🌶

Turkey Chili By: Danny ( my beautiful chef of a husband) Note: My husband is an excellent cook! Excellent. He spends hours upon hours in the kitchen making sure the flavors are perfection. I would argue any day of the week that cooking is one […]

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

None of us go into motherhood thinking that it will change us. Next thing we know, we’re standing in the checkout line of the grocery store in the same sweatpants we’ve been wearing for three days, ponytail disheveled, with that vacant expression staring into the outer depths of the ice cream aisle as one of our fourteen hundred kids tug at our wrinkled shirts for a candy bar. We look behind us at the super cute, and super bouyant twenty-something girl behind us, who is staring back at us like we’re their mother, and suddenly we’re faced with just how much we’ve been sucked into the blackhole of motherhood.

If this sounds at all familiar, trust me, it’s not just you. At some point or another, it’s all of us.

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Happy Monday!

Happy Monday!

Why do Mondays always roll around so much faster than Fridays!? Since there seems to be no stopping this whole Monday thing, I’ve decided to take on the whole if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em type mindset. It’s way better sailing into Monday thinking […]

Savannah’s Nursery

Savannah’s Nursery

Savannah’s Nursery Reveal

Swimsuit Models This Year Are ACTUALLY Real Women … Finally!

Swimsuit Models This Year Are ACTUALLY Real Women … Finally!

Is there anything more annoying that the term “swimsuit ready”? What exactly does that mean, anyway? Aren’t we all technically swimsuit ready? I mean, if you have a body and you own a swimsuit, you are, by default, swimsuit ready. But this is the bull that women constantly have to listen to, making us feel like we’re not swimsuit ready. Or, at least, not swimsuit ready enough. For whom? I don’t know. I guess for everyone? I never got the memo.

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I Will Remember You

I Will Remember You

“You can love, lose and survive. You can fall to your knees and cry in pain. You can feel a horrible, crippling emptiness, yet recover and fill yourself up again. We all seem to survive it.” – Dr. Phil

Ten Women Who Helped Change Our Worlds Who You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Ten Women Who Helped Change Our Worlds Who You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

On International Women’s Day, make sure to discuss these and other influential women throughout history with not just your daughters, but also your sons and husbands. Feminism isn’t about making women more important than men or belittling men. It’s about putting women on the same […]

Would You Wear The Same Outfit Every Day If It Made You Happier?

Would You Wear The Same Outfit Every Day If It Made You Happier?

I came across an article via the NYTimes called the Secret to Happiness. If you have the time, it’s a good read. But generally speaking, it’s all the same things we’ve heard before: simplify, buy less, live more, lighten up, unplug, drink vegetables, and so it goes. No arguments on any of the above but not exactly groundbreaking. One thing did stick out to me, though, and that was the suggestion that we should all pick a “uniform” of sorts. After all, Steve Jobs wore a black turtleneck and blue jeans every day and he’s a legend. Of course, he was Silicon Valley technerd-supergenius billionaire. So, there’s that. You can get away with a lot of things normal people can’t when you’re even half of those things. Hell, even just one of those things.  Women don’t exactly have the option to pair down their wardrobe, especially in the workplace.

Or do we?

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Fathers are husbands, too.

Fathers are husbands, too.

March sure has started off with a bang!  It has been mass chaos in my house for the past week.  This is already a huge month for us with