In the middle of the ashes – we will rise

We are in one of those times where it’s pouring – we’re taking hit after hit, one thing after another, being pummeled by financial and emotional stress. My brain is running in circles, and I’m trying very hard to make sure those circles don’t turn into...

Who runs the world?

Prayers for My Girls I may not agree with ALL of the lyrics in Ms. Beyoncé’s anthem; however, it is indeed a remarkable and powerful thing to be a woman. Some think being female makes us weak by default when, in fact, it is just the opposite....

How to Cure Working Mom Guilt

Working mom guilt. It’s real and it sucks. I have a MAJOR case of working mom guilt. I love my job as a teacher, but it is a job that demands a lot of my time and energy. I also have two perfect little humans at...

“Daddy Day Care” is Bullsh*t

Not too long ago, I was at a baby shower for a friend from work, and she asked what advice I could give her as a new mom. Of course, I began spewing stories about my pregnancies, breastfeeding, and how my kids slept as newborns....

Finding Balance

The last few weeks have been pretty busy between work and other commitments. In preparation for an upcoming vacation, I have been working from home most evenings and a little on the weekends. This is definitely not the norm for me, but considering this is...

Summer Bucket List

With the official start to summer fast approaching our family is gearing up for some summer fun. This time last year, we were new parents and still learning the ropes of balancing life with a newborn. With baby boy being only a few months old...