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Ashley Muller

Ashley Muller
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Dear Mama Who Is A Student Too, I’ve Been There

December 2021 made seven years since I graduated college. While in the throes of it, I don't think I ever thought this far ahead when dreaming of graduation way. Chugging along with two (sometimes...

Back At The Nest :: We Missed You, Pelicans!

I'm gonna take it back to 2019 to start this story, but our love for the Pelicans begins long before that! We're not season ticket holders and we live on the Northshore, but we...

Follow Your Heart and You’ll Never Go Wrong :: A Travel Baseball Breakup Story

This one has weighed on me for months. It's a delicate subject but one I wanted to write about and share our experience. About a year ago, I shared the top 10 reasons I...

I Don’t Love Drama But I Love Watching Yours :: Real Housewives Edition

So it was roughly eight years ago (before it was cool) when I cut the cable. I remember it was early January, I had a Google Chromecast for the downstairs TV, I had a...

The Ear Infection

I do not feel mom guilt often. Not like I used to. When it happens now, it's usually over something ridiculous. The entire spectrum of ridiculous is fair game. This is about the time...

Black Mamba Forever

It's been two years since we learned about the fate of the legendary Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, and the other victims of the horrific helicopter crash. I remember it like it was yesterday. My...

When the Spoiled Milk Isn’t Spoiled

I had gone to the grocery store one afternoon. This was a restock haul. About two hours after getting home, I'm sorting laundry and start thinking to myself I don't remember putting the milk...

The First Sleepover

Ya know, I think I'm pretty good at this #boymom thing. I have one boy, my only child, but I've adjusted well considering I've been doing this parenting thing on my own for ten...

Witches Aren’t Evil!

I saw this reel on Instagram a few months ago. It was a preschool or kindergarten graduation. Each student stated their name and what they wanted to be when they grow up. This one...

The Mom with PTSD

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 a little boy asked his mom to quit smoking for his 5th birthday. And she did. But what very few people know is two days before, the mom was...

Movies and Menaces

I wrote this post end of July while I was home with Covid. I think it was day 8. I started to get some energy back and the body aches were gone. Apparently, I...

Tuning Into Transparency

The evening of Friday, August 27 was the first time I put the news on my television in years. I hate televised news. Local, national, all of it. It's not the people (most of...

Ready or Not :: Becoming A Boy Mom

I spent the night at my mom's house on a Friday night. It was February, the weather damp and chilly. My younger brother was in for the weekend from college, and he cooked breakfast...

Finding Balance – It’s OK to Sway

What is balance? Merriam-Webster says balance is the stability produced by even distribution. If you ask a mom what balance is, I think she might tell you balance is the stability produced by juggling...