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We Interrupt Your "Hallmark Movie" Fall to Bring You Real Life...

Part of what we do around here is give you a glimpse at real life. In an effort to keep that theme strong, I'm giving you a dose today. Every year I get so excited about fall. I feel like it's a refresher of sorts. There's a change in the weather, wardrobe, decor, seasonal menus, and we add lots of fun outings to our schedules. I've definitely had that same anticipation this year until now. This week has been one I'll be happy to see leave. We've had the allergy funk, a

The Motherhood Experience

I've been a little absent on social media this past week. Mother's Day this year had me feeling all kinds of ways and I needed a minute to process. I certainly don't have a problem celebrating my mama. I could do that all day everyday. In fact this post is leading to that. I think my feelings had a little more to do with so many other girls that were on my mind. There was the mama who birthed and lost twin boys a few years ago. Can you imagine? Maybe some of you can.

The MOST Difficult Thing + What it's Taught Me....

Can we just all agree up front that parenthood is hard? I mean the hardest thing ever. Are you doing it correctly? Is there a “correctly”? Are you making the right decision for your child? Will there ever be alone time in the bathroom ever again? How many more times will you say things like “get your face out of the dog’s rear-end”! No. I’m not kidding. I really have to say that…along with many other phrases I never thought would exit my mouth. I yell, I lose my min