School is back in session, we are slowly settling into the routines. Mornings are still chaotic at this point, who am I kidding, that may never change! Evenings are still filled with tears over having to read. As parents, we fully believe in torturing our littles by forcing them to escape into the pages of … More THE NOTE
I love Brad Paisley, love him. He is an amazing singer, songwriter, and can play one hell of a guitar lick…but his most recent song, although very catchy, leaves me sad when I hear it on the radio. No matter the mood I am in…it leaves me sad. “Last time for everything,” after hearing it, … More LAST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
As a young girl, I had big dreams and many things that I was passionate about. A few of those dreams consisted of being a mommy, an artist, and an author. The older I grew and the more my life changed, the further back I pushed some of the dreams that I had for myself. … More INTRODUCING IZZY GRACE
I hear people say it all the time, including myself…tomorrow is a new day, another day, another chance. But what if it’s not? What if today was it? If we left this beautiful world tonight and traveled on to an even more beautiful place…Would we be happy with the thoughts that filled our head today? … More WHAT IF TODAY IS IT?
I was full of excitement and fear. The next day I would be boarding a flight all by myself and heading to Florida for a long overdue Mommy vacation. I was beyond excited to go because I had never done anything like this for myself, ever. However, in the same breath, I was terrified. I … More BE WHERE YOUR FEET ARE
Yesterday during a conversation with co-workers regarding the recent increased volumes of hate and violence that seem to be occurring all around us today, I made a statement that I now wish I could take back. I stated, in times like these that I felt selfish and sad for bringing children into the world. This morning … More BE THE CHANGE
It was 1:30 on a Saturday….I had resorted to a large glass of wine and a very hot Epsom salt bath. After a perfectly planned, but failed attempt to entertain a 3 and 6 year old boy creating lasting holiday memories… I had given up. I very carefully and thoughtfully crafted five holiday themed weekend … More A Stroll Down Candy Cane Lane in May