9 Habits Of An Awesome Mom {That’s You!!}

how to be a good mom

Do you consider yourself a good mom? How about an awesome mom? My guess is you should. As moms we spend so much time comparing ourselves to other moms. Regardless of how well we are doing we look for ways to put ourselves down. Our energy is on our own supposed failures. We seem to get caught up in all the negative and … Read More

I Was Forced To Say Goodbye Too Soon

taking down the crib

I always knew Sienna would be my last baby. Three and done. That decision was solidified when my son died. So I find myself a little more nostalgic when we hit milestones. This one in particular was a challenge. I believe it was because I should have been in charge of it and I wasn’t. Babies grow up. I get … Read More

My 1 Year Old Put Me In My Place

put me in my place

As a mother, it is natural to have moments of insanity brought on by your children. Times when their actions push you to the brink. These events typically result in an eruption of emotions and a lot of yelling, resulting in mom guilt. It is rare to have someone around to witness and check you when it happens. Your kids slink … Read More

7 Reasons Motherhood Has Made Me A Better Person

There are many words associated with motherhood. It is rewarding, exhausting, joyful, challenging, messy, incredible. It is a roller coaster of emotions. Singly the most difficult thing you will ever do. Yet so worth it! My decision to become a mother was intentional. In my mind it just made sense. This is what you do. Motherhood is the next chapter. … Read More

Today I Failed At Motherhood

Today I failed at motherhood.

Today I failed. I completely failed at motherhood. There I said it. If I’m honest, it was multiple times. I’m not proud, but motherhood was tough on me today. They rarely tell you about this part. I feel defeated, stressed, exhausted, and ashamed. It was a combination of many things. Not a lot of sleep. A constant barrage of messes. … Read More

Missed Connections – Motherhood Edition

Have you ever read through the “Missed Connections” section of Craigslist? It can actually be quite comical. People posting about their random interactions with strangers. Hoping that person will read their post, remember their casual encounter, and contact them to reconnect. I wonder how many of them ever really find the person they were searching for. Then I started thinking about what missed … Read More

9 Simple Productivity Tips – Get More Done

If you’re like me, there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a Mom, my “to do” list is never ending. Sometimes at the end of the day I look around and wonder what I did all day. It’s so frustrating! Lately I’ve put the focus back on my blog. Stepping up my game. This … Read More

Being A Stay at Home Mom – Expectation vs Reality

I am a stay at home mom. There I said it. That wasn’t so bad. Except that it was. My stay-at-home-mom journey began a year and a half ago. It was a bit unexpected. My focus had always been on building my career in the corporate world. It’s what I was good at. My salary helped afford us the opportunity to own … Read More

The Diagnosis, Expectations, and Disney World

So you’re probably wondering what these three things could possibly have in common. I’m beginning to think it marks the end of my confidence as a mother. It sounds so dramatic, but in the moment it is how I’ve felt. A couple of weeks ago, we got the call. It was the dreaded call from the doctor’s office that we … Read More

The Momfession Challenge

Momfession. Confessions about the way you do motherhood. The things you typically don’t share for fear of being judged. Things that if we did share, and didn’t judge each other for, could have the power to create beautifully bonding moments between mothers. One of my closest friendships was founded on this principle. We like to say my son, Cameron, brought us together. … Read More