Mommy Blues

Attitude is a funny thing, especially when the person serving it to you relies on you for everything. So if they decide to spit on your pillow and then need their butt wiped, you’re at their mercy. My sweet, wants to cuddle, eager to please three-year-old is developing a serious case of the nasties lately….

Decluttering: Expectations vs. Reality

I’m definitely a freak for a clean house, but who else gets royally jazzed up over having the chores done? Last Thursday afternoon I went to my couch, commandeered my television from my kids, and faced Mount Laundry yet again. After seeing some people post about the show Tidying Up on Netflix, I decided to…

Well, You Broke It

Boys, am I right? Right now my two and three-year-old are wrestling by my feet on the couch, action figures are all over the table and my coffee is getting cold. The wrestling has turned into my two-year-old sitting on his brothers head. I refuse to intervene anymore unless someone cries. Motherhood. Little boys are…

Little Issues

Parents know that there are times when you have to just laugh, suck it up and deal with the situations your kids get you into. Some are big, some are small, and some are very bubbly. It was about a week ago when our dish soap mysteriously disappeared and my husband (yes, that happened in…

DIY Baby Wipes *Update*

Three years ago I was so excited to share how I make my homemade baby wipes with all of you and despite the occasional “oops, we’ve run out of paper towels,” it’s been really easy to stick with making them all this time. The general concept has been the same but there have been a couple…

The Best Dinosaur Birthday

We have a lot of birthdays all right in a row and if that isn’t enough stress, I’m also that mom who always tries to DIY all of the decorations. This year my middle little was excited to have a prehistoric celebration and made sure that everyone knew about it. “What do you want for your…

Letter Magnet Makeover

When I became a mom I found a deal on these cute letter magnets and for a long time I loved the pop of color and the way they reminded me of when I was growing up. After years of wear and actual tear, they not only looked dated but they actually annoyed me a…

The Baby Tipped His Highchair

My two younger boys have a tendency to rock in their seats, whether it be an actual rocking chair, on the couch or in their highchair. Normally I can tolerate it, or they will stop when the food gets to the table, but as we have learned it’s not necessarily the safest of habits to…

Moms That Are Doing The Most

Can we leave being super extra as a mom back in 2017? Just kidding, kind of. There are so many different styles of parenting out there and it isn’t my job to judge any of them but we all know those over the top mommas. We want to learn from them, copy them, maybe block them on…

Christmas Cookies

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house the kids were on a sugar high. Well, I suppose not just the kids, after all someone has to eat all these cookies and milk. I really wasn’t feeling the idea of trying and potentially failing at creating my own vegan cut out recipe, so…