Taking Care Of Yourself In The Trenches: A Giveaway For A Momma’s Heart

When I think about all of you out there who are busy with your families giving all you have day after day, I often wish I could visit each and every one of you and give you a gift to take care of...more

Bringing Your Sexy Back When You’re Married With Kids

Last weekend my husband and I had the opportunity to spend a couple days together without the kids. We try to do this a couple times a year, and each and every time we do it I’m reminded why it’s SO IMPORTANT. Having children has been hard on our marriage ....more

Why I’m More Than “Just” A Stay-At-Home Mom

The line on the questionnaire stared at me dauntingly. I was just about to have some much needed “me time” and before my facial/massage I had to fill out some paperwork. The line read occupation with a simple black blank line to write in ....more

12 Ways To Help Twin Parents In The First Year

The other day I was watching my twin girls play together, and I found myself amazed that I actually made it this far. Emersyn and Mckinley are...more

CALIA By Carrie Underwood: Shorts & Tees!

I mentioned last month that I was participating in a five month long program with CALIA by Carrie Underwood. I have to tell you, this is hands down one of my very favorite partnerships to date. In fact, I actually told Jake last week, that if he is ever looking to surprise me with something,......more

Remaining Hopeful When Our Children Are Struggling

I sit here today typing this with a full and grateful heart. This post has been on my mind for a very long time, but for one reason or another, I didn’t feel the timing was quite right. Now that I’m in the place I am today, I’m confident that I was supposed to hold......more

Guilt-Free Puppy Chow

About six months ago, my husband and I embarked on a journey together to pursue a healthy lifestyle. Prior to that, we’d been ordering take-out a few times a week, eating...more

Being The Mom I Want To Be…Even When It Rains

It was a long day yesterday. My little one wouldn’t nap. She was over tired and restless ....more

Remembering Why I’m A Stay At Home Mom

This morning I took my kids to the beach. This is a big deal for me, because there aren’t a lot of places outside of Target that I take them all by myself. The swimming pool is totally out ....more

When Motherhood Changes You… And Why It Might Not Be So Terrible

I remember so clearly the first time I heard it. I was at a friend’s baby shower years ago – before I had any children of my own and being a mom was still just a dream of mine. The shower was beautiful – the cake, the decorations, the gifts, and most of all the......more