The Simple Reason I’m Giving Up on My Dream Christmas

It was Christmas party season. My husband and I pulled into the driveway of the host’s home, and I immediately had a feeling about what I was going to find inside. My suspicions were confirmed as soon as we stepped through the front door ....more

24 Ways to Make the Christmas Season Even Better Than Christmas Day

The other night I had a dream that it was Christmas morning and I had nothing ready. The house wasn’t decorated. Stockings weren’t stuffed ....more

Awesome Gift Ideas for Mom, No Matter Your Budget (Plus an AMAZING Giveaway!)

I’m a gift buying waffler. What do I mean? Well, sometimes I can’t think of anything to buy anyone (hey nieces and nephews, that’s why you get money most of the time!), but other times I think up some really great ideas (like this list I compiled for Mother’s Day...more

Snapshots of a Pregnancy Loss

I am the 1 in 4 who has lost a child through miscarriage. Although...more

A Plea to Families With Busy Schedules

They sat in front of me as we waited for our kids to finish soccer practice, two moms shooting the breeze. “After this, Amelia has ballet and then we’ve got to run over to the school...more

Public Instagram Etiquette for Dummies

Hello fellow Instagram users,...more

The Kids Are Gone! Here’s What to Do With Your Time

I teamed up with Atmos Flare 3D Drawing Pen for this post. I recently found myself with something I haven’t had in over eight years: Regular time to myself. You read that...more

From Disheveled to Decent in Under 10 Minutes: Five Expert Fashion Tips for Busy Moms

This post contains affiliate links. We’ve all been that mom. The one with the greasy ponytail in last night’s pajamas, dodging glances from the other parents at school drop-off ....more

Four Simple Ways to Make Losing Baby Teeth Extra Special (Tooth Fairy Optional)

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If We Treated Getting a Dog Like Having a Baby

What would happen if we treated getting a dog like having a baby? (Click on any picture to be taken to the corresponding Facebook post) It would start with a cute yet subtle pregnancy announcement. ...more