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Summertime Blues

July 1, 2015

When I was a kid, the last day of school was like Christmas Eve. The thought of sleeping in, playing with friends and hanging out in the sun every day was a dream come true. I knew that I had a full summer of fun in front of me and the world was my oyster. (Which is actually a weird saying since Oysters are gross)…anyhoo… Continue Reading...

Top 5 Reasons I am Ready For School to Start

September 2, 2014

IMG_20140902_133001 (800x779)After spending an entire summer with a 3, 5 and 7 year old it didn’t take me long to come up with my top 5 reasons I am ready for school to start. SO…here they are… Continue Reading...

The Identity Crisis of the Stay at Home Mom

May 7, 2014

It can be difficult to maintain your identity once you become a mom…or at least a “stay at home mom”. You become “Chase’s mom”, you know… the tall one, who drops him off at school each day. She has two others…girls I think, though we don’t see them out of the car very often. Continue Reading...

100% of My Heart

October 16, 2013

I made a promise to my daughter last night while putting her to bed. I promised that I would be a better mother to her. I told her that she was special and that she deserves that I be the best Mommy that I can be. Continue Reading...

Treading Water….Revisited

September 3, 2013

Almost a year ago to the day I wrote a blog post titled “Treading Water“. I had so many people contact me afterwards and either share their similar feelings or console me on mine. I just re-read my post and thought that I would give everyone an update…one  year later. Continue Reading...

You Know You’re A Mom When…..

August 16, 2013

My sister recently started a mom’s group in the area and on the questionnaire for potential members it says, “you know you are a mommy when…..?” While reading through various responses, I noticed that we all share common experiences, so I thought that I would make my own list. You know you are a Mom when…… Continue Reading...

Love After Kids

August 8, 2013

I was scanning Pinterest the other day and came across this saying that really rang true to me. I knew pretty soon after meeting my husband Pete that he was the one that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with. He made me laugh more than anyone else ever had, (except myself that is), and had (has) the most beautiful and loving eyes. I remember walking down the aisle in May of 2005 thinking that I loved this man more than I had ever loved anyone or anything, and couldn’t possibly love him more than that moment. Continue Reading...

A Few Reasons I Won’t Be Winning “Mom Of The Year”

July 1, 2013

You have to admit, nobody is the perfect parent. Sure we all want the best for our kids…yadda yadda yadda, but we also get annoyed, tired and down right upset with them too. I’m not saying that I am a horrible mother or anything, I just would like to point out that I *may* do a few things off of the list below. Unless you think it is wrong…then I don’t do any of them. Continue Reading...

Things You Won’t See On Facebook

June 18, 2013

Everything about my life is perfect. I am the best mom and wife ever, my husband is wonderful and my kids are the greatest thing since sliced bread. I only feed my kids healthy foods, never let them watch TV and plan new fun adventures for my flawless family every single day. What? You don’t believe me…..well it says shows it right here on my Facebook account so it MUST be true. Continue Reading...

6 Things I Learned About Garage Sales

April 29, 2013

We spontaneously bought a new house and rented our current house out this past week. People who know me weren’t surprised by this sudden decision I made since I have a different “plan” each week…depending on my mood. Continue Reading...