Emmily Patella


The Stay-At-Home-Mom’s Guide to the Holiday Work Party

Ok Mommas. The holidays are right around the corner, and we have some preparing to do. I'm not talking about planning fun family events. I'm not talking about getting your family ready for pictures....

On the 1st Day of Christmas: The Christmas Advent Calendar

I have to be honest. I have a love/hate relationship with our Advent calendar. I'm a hot mess on a normal day, so adding a daily activity to an already crazy time of year...

ADHD :: The Empowerment of 4 Letters {October is ADHD Awareness Month}

At the end of 2nd grade, my son was formally tested and diagnosed with ADHD (inattentive type). It wasn't really a surprise. I knew my dude's struggling was more than just laziness and lack...

On A Good Day…

On a good day, I wake up with sweet words to my precious children. On a good day, breakfast is served with little battle or resistance. On a good day, I get dressed and wear clothes...

Go Long, Boys! {Why We Are a Flag Football Family}

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored series with the National Football Foundation's Football Matters campaign.  Go Long, Boys! {Why We Are a Flag Football Family} We arrive to the field at 8:00am. The ground...

Approaching 40…Why Is This So Hard?

It's the first day of my birthday month. This year I will turn 39 ... which means, yes, next year I turn the big 4-0. My still spritely 38 year old self is currently...


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