Mom Thoughts

What Moms Really Want this Mother’s Day

I had typed up a gift guide for this upcoming Mother’s Day that was filled with items not only needed right now but would also be greatly appreciated for this time in quarantine. BUT– because I always have a second…

We Are Not Okay

We are not okay. We, as a society are not okay. We are collectively experiencing a traumatic event…together as a whole. And the result isn’t that pretty. At first it was okay, I was okay. We were okay. I was…

To the Mom that Doesn’t Want to Live, but Doesn’t Want to Die

I was hesitant to post this. For all the obvious reasons. Yet, I feel like it is incredibly important to share what mental health in motherhood really looks like when we start to openly talk about it. That title is…

Why I said “Peace Out Kids” and took a Momvaction: 6 Things You Get When you Take a Mom Break

Here’s a little snippet as to why I took a momvacation and what you can get from taking one yourself! As my husband and I were discussing what to do for his upcoming off weekend [we are a racing family…

An Ode to the Great Dads

Sometimes I feel like Father’s Day gets shuffled into being another gift-giving holiday rather than focusing on how stellar + great dads are. Whereas on Mother’s Day it feels like the focus is always on how wonderful we are. [well,…

Being Mom of Three and What I Have Learned

I am frequently asked what it’s like to be a mom of three… I think my favorite analogy to reference is from the comedian Jim Gaffigan “You know what it’s like having a fourth kid? Imagine you’re drowning… then someone…

Dear Sweet Girl

Dear sweet girl, As you turn the big 1-0 today and officially enter the preteen years there are a few things I want you to know. Some life lessons that as you start making your way towards those oh-so-fun teenage…

Why I Stay Up Late, Instead of |Just| Going to Bed

Why do I stay up late + wake up looking and feeling like a homeless pigeon instead of just hitting the hay at a decent hour? I could totally do the latter and wake up early but for this mama,…

PLEASE- Just Go To Sleep

I dont think this meme could be any more accurate… Our oldest slept through the night at ten weeks. No joke, in her own crib in her own room. And has slept like a champ for almost ten years now….

Motherhood. You Sneaky Foe.

Motherhood. You sneaky sneak foe. You fair-weathered friend. Every time I think I have you figured out. You go and change on me. Every time I fiiiinaly master an age + stage you move right along to the next one…