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I recently flew to Atlanta for a week with my 15-month-old. There was a lot of anxious preparation but we survived the journey, and overall it was well worth the stress. As we approach the holiday travel season, here...
I have spent the better part of my twins’ first 3 years of life setting boundaries for them.  “We eat at the table….We use please and thank you…No, you can’t cut your brother’s hair!”…the list is never-ending.  And now, ...

Fear the Fever

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Fear the Fever Could being a parent be any more stressful this year? In-person schooling vs hybrid learning vs virtual learning. That decision alone can cause any normal person to have anxiety. Whatever your decision Mommas, it’s a great one....
“Jennifer! I lost Conner!” “Wait, What?!” “I lost him! He’s gone!” “What do you mean you LOST him?!” “He just took off and ran! I can’t find him! He’s gone!” My world stopped when I got that phone call. So many thoughts were running...

Welcome to One

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Oh, my sweet little boy. When you were born last September, we had no idea what was in store for your first year of life. As our second-born, we thought we were better prepared for you than we were for...
Like all moms, I tried to do my best and follow all the suggested timelines for my kids regarding health screenings.  We go to all recommended well visits, dental visits, etc., but there was one visit that slipped through...
One of the hardest things I've had to do so far. Hey Momma, it's hard. You're taking your baby to their very first day (literally very first day ever) to school. Hearing your baby cry for you throughout the halls...
At this point, we're aware of the real-time effects of COVID on the human body. We're just starting to see what the long term effects may be, and although the medical community is hyperaware of the collateral damage being...
My family has taken COVID-19 precautions very seriously; my husband has only left the house for essential outings, and my son and I haven't left the house in two months except for the occasional masked walk around the neighborhood....
With schools closed as a result of the coronavirus, many of us moms are finding ourselves unexpectedly confined to the house with kids, scrambling to come up with ways to entertain them without spending a bunch of money. All...
Whew, Mardi Gras is over. I can honestly say that this Mardi Gras holiday was a very emotional one, but we all came together as a community and still made the good times roll. On another note, I can proudly...
Tiny terror. Hyper. Captain Destructo. Bad. These are all terms my three-year-old son has (lovingly) been called by family members or myself. I truly try to not label my kids, but sometimes I find myself wrapped up in conversation. “She’s...
Author's Note :: ALL parents expanding their families, either by natural birth, adoption, surrogacy, etc., deserve to be celebrated. My hope is that this post provides ideas for baby gifts that will be helpful to ALL moms and dads...
Yes, you read correctly! My family and I are going to attempt switching to a vegan diet for the fourth time. I think it's safe to say that one of the hardest things to do is to change your...