Meghan Culpepper

Meghan lives on the Northshore with her husband, Brandon, and their two boys. She grew up on the Northshore and happily settled back in to raise her family there. When she's not playing referee between her 4 & 2 year olds, she enjoys watching the Food Network and trying to actually learn how to cook (or bake!) Meghan loves being a boy mom and can probably win at any kind of Ninja Turtle trivia.

Setting Your Goals for the New Year Before the Holiday Hustle

The holidays are here in full force and HOW IS IT ALREADY ALMOST CHRISTMAS?! It's fine. I'm fine. Everything's fine. In all honesty, this is my absolute favorite time of the year, but it can...

How Having Kids Changed How I Do Black Friday

Before having kids of my own, I took my Black Friday shopping VERY seriously. It was like the nonexistent marathon I had been training for all year. My mom and I spent a few...

Motherhood: Does it Actually Get Easier?

You're at the grocery store with your tantrum-throwing toddler in the buggy and your baby strapped tightly to your chest in their baby carrier. Quickly (HA) trying to get in, get your necessities, and...

Getting Out of an Abusive Relationship and Finding the Happiness You Deserve

Let me preface this by saying this is not an easy post for me to write. I tend to like to shut this time period of my life out and not talk about it....

Why I’ll Always Make Birthdays a Big Deal

Growing up, my mom always made a big deal about birthdays. We always had some sort of celebration(s). To this day, my parents joke about how I had a whole birthday month, which isn't...

Parenting with Anxiety: Shifting Perspectives

I am an anxious person in general, as I'm sure many people are. I see and talk to so many people who talk about having anxiety, I feel as though it's a pretty common...

Comparison: How to Use it to Better Yourself and Not Steal Your Joy

COMPARISON IS THE THIEF OF JOY. Sound familiar? I've heard this phrase used many times in many different situations. The comparison game, we all play it. Whether we want to or not, we compare ourselves to...

Mom or Ref: Adventures in Boymomhood

Here in New Orleans, I know we can all appreciate a good referee, right? ((Too soon?)) If summertime with my two toddlers has taught me anything so far, it's that I'm basically just a glorified...

Moving With Toddlers: The Good, The Bad, and The New

We've known that we've been wanting to move for a while. As our family grew, we realized that we were quickly outgrowing our home. We wanted a bigger house in a school district where...

Just Do It: My Motto for a Fun-filled Summer

SUMMER IS HERE!!!! I'm not going to lie and say summer is my favorite, because it isn't. Basic fall girl right here. The first cool breeze, pumpkin spice lattes, football, leggings, whew I'm excited for...

Dating Your Spouse: Find the Time!

I know, I know. You're tired, exhausted even. You and your significant other haven't been on a date in weeks, maybe even months. You could try and find a babysitter, but you just don't...

When Weaning Doesn’t Go As Planned // Part 2

"Well, well, well, how the turntables..." -Michael Scott (The Office) Honestly, I didn't expect to have a follow up to my original post about weaning. Here we are though, 6 months later, and weaning is...

You’re Gonna Miss This :: A Lesson Learned at the Grocery

Over the weekend, I was at the grocery store with my husband and our two toddlers. Our 3 year old was wanting to put all of the groceries on the check out counter, and...

Teaching Children to be Grateful

I don't know about you guys, but one thing I've learned since becoming a mom is that toddlers can be pretty bratty at one point or another. Before I had kids, I thought that...


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