The Gross Things Nobody Tells You Before You Have Your First Baby

When you’re pregnant with your first baby, you get lots of advice. More than you want and more than you can process. Other moms tell you all the things. From which diapers are the best to how they got their little one to sleep through the night. But we tend

Stop Being a Mean Girl

In a conversation I had with a childhood friend, I made the statement Women by nature are women haters.  All of us. Me, you, and her. Don’t even sit there all offended because every single one of you, myself included, has talked some major shhh on another woman. And have had

When You Fall in Love with a TV Show

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve posted. I’d love to tell you it’s because I’ve been soooo busy with important things like meal prepping, hot yoga, and arts and crafts with my kids. But I can’t. Wanna know where I’ve been? In my recliner binge watching Grey’s Anatomy every

Dirty Thirty {Part II}

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling you to eat more cake.” And that’s exactly what I did when I turned 30. For real though, I ate so much cake that I almost puked after this photo session. I call that a win. My sister-in-law, Jerrica, sent me a message the

Dirty Thirty {Part I}

When my husband turned 30 he was sorta down about it and told me he didn’t want a party. So I did what any loving wife would do and invited 100 of our closest friends and family to a surprise party. I spent two months planning this surprise, alongside his

How I Save my Kids’ Artwork

Confession: Bella is 5 and I haven’t saved any of her artwork. It’s not that I don’t adore the thirty-seven pictures of Doc McStuffins that she colors everyday. Or the crafts “she” makes at preschool. I just never came up with a system other than the trashcan. But Kindergarten is

Why I’m Not Doing Easter Baskets

I’m boycotting Easter baskets this year and I don’t feel guilty. Instead, my kiddos are getting this wagon. With three kids, the baskets always end up costing way more than I intend. Even if I plan to buy little $2-3 items, it just ends up costing a small fortune because I