Picture day almost killed me

I will tell you again and again that I just wasn't built for motherhood. I have about a baseline education in what I think it takes to be a good mother, but sometimes I think that those natural maternal feelings were lost during my creation. I'm impatient ....more

Leap of Faith {My summer as a cliche part one}

In May I quit my job. That management job I had. The one that I was really good at and paid me really well ....more

Hiding out

I spent last week hiding out, filled with self doubt and fear. I tried and tried to sit down at the keyboard and make some sense, but instead I took pencil to paper and still wasn't satisfied. Two weeks ago, I went out on a limb and prepared two pieces of work for submission ....more

Life Lately {nine-thirteen-twentyfifteen}

This is what I've been doing with my life so far this month. Which pretty much solidifies the fact that I'm on Instagram way too much! First Fresno State home game and the kids went along for the ride ....more

This isn't going to get easier, is it? {Raising Daughters}

Girls, this is a uterus. It looks happy, but... source pinterest Motherhood is never going to get any easier ....more

Magic Hair {Monat Review}

*****This review is a sponsored post. My opinion is given in exchange for product....more

Five not on Friday {nine-six-twentyfifteen}

It's been way too long since I've buckled down and written anything other than a grocery list. I want to tell you that I feel bad about that, but the truth is, I don't. Sometimes you have to be present in your life to really be able to write about what captures your heart ....more

We. Are. Tired {first half week of school}

It's Wednesday and the exhaustion has set in. The first week of school is always the hardest, but this year, this year is kicking some serious ass. We are happy, we are having fun, but we are very, very tired.Today drop off was a breeze, but it was early release and before I knew it, I had to be back to pick up Mac for kinder pick up ....more

Back to School we go

Summer ends tonight. As we try, in vain, to get the kids to sleep before midnight, the Hubbs and I will mourn the passing of Summer. It doesn't seem possible that we are headed back to school tomorrow ....more

"Mommy, play with me" {A mother's secret}

Playing Barbies or Shopkins or whatever the Hell my kids are collecting these days is not my favorite. I know, I know, I'm a horrible person. Believe me, and trust me when I say, I love my kids ....more