How to Learn to Love the Kitchen When You Hate to Cook

I received the mentioned items in this post in exchange for an honest review. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. If you haven’t figured it out yet, you won’t find many recipes here… because I HATE to cook. If I had a choice between preparing a meal (shopping for ingredients, prepping, and cooking) or jury duty, I’d probably …

Love Him Anyway—Book Review & Giveaway

I received an e-copy of this book from the publisher for use in my review.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own. As a mother of three precious children, I could not imagine any of my kids facing terminal illnesses or being permanently confined by physical handicaps. Any mother would be distraught having to watch her babes undergo such hardship. …

Valentine’s Day Style Tips For the Fashion-Challenged Mama

Thank you Crazy 8 for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions expressed are 100% my own.  I envy moms with fashion sense… the ones who piece together intricate details of colors and fabrics with striking accessories and to-die-for shoes. Every time I go out and see that mom with those fashionable kids strutting their name-brand tushies like tiny runway …

3 Hard Truths I Will Teach My Children About Love

After months of listening, processing, and taking into account all of the hurt, excitement, and confusion that friends and strangers alike expressed over our country’s recent election, I finally broke my silence and shared my feelings and thoughts on the matter here on my blog: “When Love and Tolerance Become Hate Behind a Mask.” The overwhelming theme of this recent post …

When Appreciating Your Husband Takes Too Much Time

I never would have thought that time would be my worst enemy. Oh, I’ve heard the numerous warnings from moms and grandmas who have gone before me. “Don’t blink,” they said. “Cherish each moment,” they gently reminded. But did I realize how devious this thief posing as time would actually be? No. As a mom, I am pulled in about …

How to Organize Your “Motherload” In 1 Easy Step

Organized chaos—that’s basically the definition of my life. I am half perfectionist/half chicken with my head cut off. It’s a problem. My husband lovingly points out my issues as he searches for any of his belongings (keys, phone, etc.) in my diaper bag. Sure, everything I need is packed in there, but as the day goes on, everything gets thrown …

5 Secrets Every Fit Mommy Knows

I hear it a lot—how do you look like that after having three kids? Now I’m definitely not Jillian Michaels by any stretch of the imagination with her rock-hard abs and a fierce 7-day workout plan, but I would consider myself to be a generally fit mommy. I have been growing in my knowledge of fitness since birthing three humans …

How To Survive Motherhood Limbo

I feel like I’m living in motherhood limbo…you know, that stage between being a baby mama mama of babies and a mama of “big kids.” It’s honestly confusing some days. I find myself weepy over missing that new baby scent as a sleeping baby nuzzles up close on my chest. And then again excited for diaper days to be behind …

3 Steps to Make Your Kids’ Bath Time Routine Fun (For You)

I received the mentioned item in this post in exchange for an honest review. Affiliate link included. As always, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own! Sometimes I think that I might be the laziest mom alive. Like if the lazy moms were to get together and vote a pageant queen for the lazy mom club, I would find …