Depressed Mom: The “OR” Life

First off, thank you so much to those of you whom have reached out to me personal about this series. It truly means the world to me and certainly reassures me that every brawl is worth fighting. The support and love I've received is immeasurable. Ross, my husband, and I have been working so hard... Continue Reading →

Life Long Friends

People come into our lives everyday. Some stay for a few moments, some a few years. And some we can't get rid of, even if we tried. I feel we often group friends into time periods of our lives. These are my "hometown friends," "college girls," "work buddies." But what do you call the people... Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Tradition

Last year, my oldest started school. This Momma was feeling a bit overwhelmed by how fast her babies were growing. I decided that this was time to start a new tradition for our family. This isn't something my family or my husband's family did. This is new, just for us. We decided to start a... Continue Reading →

Blessed with the Best

Today is a big day. It's a celebration. It's important. It's my mom's birthday!! I don't want to embarrass her with sharing her age, but I'm going to. Before I do, I'll explain why. My mother is the best. Absolute best. She answers all 15 of my phone calls every day (unless she's in water... Continue Reading →

It was the Summer of 2018

Summer Love. That's what it's all about. It's about camping and bonfires and s'mores. It's about late nights, corn on the cob, star-gazing and sunburns. It's about swimming, watermelon, sandals and being in nature. But most importantly, summer is about loved ones, laughter and memories made. Ross and I have worked really hard to be... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Routines

Well, it's started. The 2018-2019 school year! This year we have a kindergartner and a preschooler. Josiah was not completely thrilled to be going back, and Charlotte was over-the-moon excited. Eli was very disappointed that he didn't get to ride the bus and kept asking, "Why they leave me?!?," distraught over his siblings going off... Continue Reading →

Hobnob & Hogwash

I have many childhood memories of impromptu block party grill outs and playing night games with the neighborhood kids until long after the street lights came on. I loved summer time with friends. I still do love summer time with friends, but my neighbors live further away and impromptu isn't a very regular thing. Last... Continue Reading →

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