Social Media and Misleading Photos

By |February 27th, 2017|

I feel like it’s my civic duty to dispel something a lot of moms (and people) are guilty of.  We all do it from time to time, and I am […]

10 Ways to Manage your Finances like a Jedi

By |February 25th, 2017|

Your credit score is the single most important factor in obtaining loans and reducing your interest rates as much as possible. Check out Credit Karma, an app that tells you […]

How to Throw an Easy Dinosaur Themed Birthday Party

By |February 24th, 2017|

I’m not a super crafty mom, but when my toddler requested a dinosaur themed birthday, I needed to become one!

I had a little guilt from not having a birthday part […]

I Cannot Pinterest Another School Holiday

By |February 23rd, 2017|

When did school holidays become so much work for the parents?
If I would have known the 100th day of school would mean “100 hours of crafting,” I would have started […]

It’s Okay to Admit It When you Hit a Wall

By |February 22nd, 2017|

It’s been a long 3 days.
The husband had the nerve to go to Texas for work, clearly not his fault, and I’ve been fending for myself with my two monkeys. […]

What I Learned Helping at Preschool

By |February 21st, 2017|

Last week the son got to have his “special day” at preschool.  He got to be the line leader, bring a snack he got to choose, and do a few […]

I’ll Take Spring in February!

By |February 19th, 2017|

We are having the best winter in the Chicagoland area.
Today is a Sunday, in mid February, with 60 degree weather.  What?!?  This is how I like to winter!  Would you […]

It’s my Buddy’s Birthday; He’s Three!

By |February 17th, 2017|

Today my little man turns 3!
I know most moms would probably be sad, and would reminisce about when their youngest was a newborn.  I’m going to be completely honest here; […]

Valentine’s Day Away

By |February 15th, 2017|

This year was a different type of Valentine’s Day for this momma.
I was out of town with a friend and her sweet family, while my kids were home with Grandpa […]

Getting A Break

By |February 12th, 2017|

If you haven’t spent a night away from your little ones recently, you need to!
Trust me, I know it’s hard to step back and take a break.  (If you haven’t […]

Packing Up Momma Style

By |February 10th, 2017|

Remember when you used to be able to just pack up and head off for a weekend away on the drop of a dime?!
I barely can recall this phase of […]

Candid Mom Moment

By |February 9th, 2017|

Today was hard.
Do you ever have days that seem to drag on forever?  As a mom, I feel like I have these days more and more.  I remember looking at […]

Some Mornings are Hard

By |February 8th, 2017|

I wake up wondering how it’s already morning.  I give myself a little pep talk of, “you can do this,” or “okay, you really need to get out of bed […]

How to Survive a Toddler Tantrum in Public

By |February 6th, 2017|

The Public Tantrum
We’ve all been there.  You’re in the middle of a store, usually Target for me, and your toddler decides for one reason or another, that it’s time to […]

Use Your Covers

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Why my son won’t use covers is beyond me.  I can’t figure this out.  It’s the middle of winter.  It’s freezing outside, and sometimes I even think it’s freezing inside. […]

Sea of Chaos

By |February 1st, 2017|

These winter weeks are starting to take their toll on this Momma.  The dreary, cold days are way too familiar and I have been craving Spring and fresh air!

For some […]