Asher’s Heart Story   February 7th through the 14th is known as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. Congenital heart defects (CHD) are America’s most common birth defect affecting over 40,000 babies each year. This is the story of my son, Asher Jude, and...
It is 4:25 p.m. and the house is a mess. There are toys scattered all over the floor, cracker crumbs smashed into the rug, and whiny kids hugging my legs because they are starving. (Apparently the 25 snacks they...
I love Valentine’s Day! And no, not for romantic reasons…although it’s nice to get flowers and candy too! I think the crafts for Valentine’s Day are the absolute cutest! They’re fun, adorable and they really show your loved ones...
As a former Girl Scout, I live by the motto “Be Prepared” which is why I take such pride in my diaper bag packing skills. A well-packed diaper bag is a skill that all moms should master. There isn’t...
Anyone who has ever wrangled a toddler into a shopping cart knows that taking children shopping can feel like a daunting task. As a mom of four kids under 10, I've had to figure out how to get everyone...
How are those resolutions coming? You know, those list of goals that you put together on December 20 and vowed to stick to, starting on January 1? Some of you may be killing it while some of you are...
Before I had kids, there was a time when the laundry was done every night and there were never any dishes in the sink. The dogs were always groomed and the living room was always picked up. Basically, my...

I am the Mom

What have I learned since becoming a mom? I GET TO DECIDE HOW TO PARENT. We can have all of the best intentions and ideas but when that baby is born most of those plans completely fly out the window. After...
When you're a first time Mom, you try and read as much as possible. Except, sometimes it's just Facebook groups, "Dr. Google", and your pediatrician.  When your baby hits the 4-month mark, suddenly the groups get more active and...
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