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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...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

November 21, 2013

I have written blog posts in the past about doing more with my children, being present in the moment and giving them my all. I feel good about myself after I write about it, almost like a new mom….and then forget about it shortly after. 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...

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...

Yes, There Are Dumb Questions

May 31, 2013

Whoever said there is no such thing as a dumb question, clearly has not spent time with a child….or at least one of mine.  Here are just a few of the  DUMB questions I have been asked in the last 2 days….. Continue Reading...

Without Them There Would Be No Me

March 18, 2013

When my husband Pete and I got pregnant with our first son Chase, we were so excited to see what he would be like. Who would he look like and who’s traits would he posses? The same went for our next two pregnancies which turned out to be daughters. Continue Reading...