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You are so close and yet so far. We live in the same city, just a couple of miles away, and you lost everything while I still have a roof over my head. My heart aches for you who lost...
Ready or not, Monday morning is here, and you are late, late. It’s 7:30 am and you were supposed to be out the door by 7:15 am. Does this scenario sound familiar? So many factors of why you are...
Consistency, my 2017 word … and truthfully, I did not meet that criteria to my fullest potential. I had great intentions, as we all do, in the beginning of the year. At that time, yes, I thought I was...
Disclosure :: affiliate links are embedded below. Childproofing Hacks for Decorating Your Home Minutes after seeing the blue "lava" erupt from our paper mâché volcano at our gender reveal luau years ago, people were telling me how I'd better get used...
Disclosure :: This post was sponsored by Zippy Shell of Louisiana.  Five Ways to Make Renovating Your Home Easier {A Mom's Perspective} My husband and I recently purchased a new (to us) home that needed some work before we could settle...
Do you ever feel guilty throwing things away? Last week as I was cleaning my home, my trash bag got stuffed to the gills. Old birthday cards, mismatched socks, stained t-shirts, keychains, flashlights, report cards, all resisted me as...
Lately, I've struggled with productivity. It started during the quarantine, but now that we can, cautiously, resume some of our past lives - and my kids are back in school - I still feel disconnected and off schedule most...
Exasperation I spend the whole day running. From 5am-10pm, I'm on the move. Shuffling kids off to school, working 9 hours and then coming home to run some more. The evenings are the hardest. I run room to room picking up toys and...
I recently had a big reality check. For so long, I’ve been trying to figure out being a mom, get back on my own two feet, and be able to live a comfortable life and great example for my...
I don't know about y'all, but I love a good New Year's resolution. There's something so hopeful about a new year. New year, new me, right? I like to think of it as new year, better me. 2018 was...
With Christmas approaching, I know we’re likely to get an influx of new toys in our house. I’ve been on a lengthy decluttering journey, but it’s no easy task, and it never seems to end. Now, I’m no Marie...
Back when we purchased our first (and current home), I was only a momma to a toddler. At the time, I thought our 3 bedroom / 2 bath home would be perfect for our needs and would be able...
I started writing this post in my head, as I was cursing the LEGO pieces I picked up after accidentally knocking into the coffee table and subsequently stepping on one. If you have LEGOs in your house, you might...

Cleaning Up the Mess

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Messy House, Messy Mind The other day, while scrolling through my Facebook memories, I found a post that I had made at the peak of my time as a little kid mom. It said something along the lines of, "I...