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Lifestyle Motherhood

Birthdays, Books, and Being Busy

June is an incredibly busy and overwhelming month at our house. The 11th is my son’s 4th birthday. The 16th is Father’s Day and the 17th is my husband’s birthday. The end of the month has my mother and sister-in-law’s birthdays a day apart as well. It’s just one event after the next. Not only …

Motherhood

Mom of the Group

Growing up, I watched my mother play the role of mom to every person to ever cross our doorway. Whether they were a friend to me or my brother, a buddy of my dads, or even one of his buddy’s girlfriends, I watched her mother each and every one of them. She would sit and …

Lifestyle Motherhood

Second Shift Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s one of my favorite holidays. I’ve done a few posts about good old love day in the past. I’ve also highlighted other bloggers’ Valentine’s posts. You can check them out, if you’d like. Coffee Talks: Loving Valentine’s Day 8 Must Read Valentine’s Day Posts I’ve loved this holiday for as long …

Motherhood Wellness

6 Months Post Hysterectomy

It dawned on me this week that I’m coming up on 6 months since my hysterectomy. It’s been a whirlwind half of a year, but I’m healthy and happy to be here. You can read about my reproductive health struggles and journey here: Pending Hysterectomy Post Hysterectomy Difficult Healing I had such a hard time …

Motherhood Sex Wellness

Let’s Talk About Sex, Momma

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and I’ve already talked about why I love it here. Love is in the air, and it’s time to talk about it- it’s time to talk about sex. I’ve heard jokes from my husband’s coworkers and from friends that once you’re married and a parent, you’re sex life becomes non-existent. Let …

Motherhood Wellness

Mommy Mental Health

Today is one of those days. The morning has been clouded with a haze of unexplained sadness. The struggle to stay awake and take care of everyone feels like weights on my ankles, but I pushed through. I have been floating around my house making sure the kids have everything they need while I clean …

Lifestyle Motherhood

Holiday Traditions

I debated on posting a gift guide of things I’d actually like as a busy mom, but to be honest, I started thinking about our Christmas traditions and our upcoming plans. It hit me, for once, our Christmas Eve is free. I figured I could talk about the traditions I had growing up verses now. …