Why Moms Get Emotional On The First Day Of School

Last night at this time, I was laying in bed sobbing in my husband’s arms because I knew when I woke up in the morning I’d be bringing my oldest to preschool. This sweet boy, who I’ve had the privilege of spending almost every day with since birth, would be leaving me for a good......more

Get Up & Move For 100 Days In A Row: #WorkItOut100

I’m so excited to introduce you to the gals at #WorkItOut100 today! I actually met Amanda at the gym a few months ago and was so inspired by her story! I’ll let them take it away from here! ...more

For The Days When I Don’t FEEL Like Being A Mom

This summer we decided to put our house on the market. Houses were selling fast on our street, so we thought we’d give it a try too, and find a different house and location that makes more sense for the long term goals of our family. WHAT was I thinking?! ...more

Even In Miscarriage, He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands

A few weeks ago I was pushing both of my boys in our backyard on their swings and we were singing “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” This is one of their favorites. Gavin loves to dictate what person we are going to sing about next. He’s Got Daddy Brady in His Hands......more

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