I Lost Two Days to a Migraine

Good morning world! It's good to be back again and rejoin the world of the living. I've spent two days hiding in a cool dark quiet cave, willing myself into a semi-comatose state to try and deal with the intense pain in my head. As migraines go, this one was quite a doozy. I really … Continue reading I Lost Two Days to a Migraine

The Newest Soccer Mom on the Block

I officially became a Soccer Mom last week! Do you think I need a minivan now, or will my SUV suffice? I'm pretty sure it has room for soccer balls, a portable chair that I still need to buy and a cooler that I may or may not fill with wine. I've been wanting to … Continue reading The Newest Soccer Mom on the Block

Mommy Bloggers Ruined Pinterest

When Pinterest first came out, I thought it was a great place to find and collect cool photos of things and inspiration. I created boards like "Hair Color Ideas" or "House Inspiration" and they were filled with pretty photos I could easily glance at while looking over the board. Fast forward to a few years … Continue reading Mommy Bloggers Ruined Pinterest

A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

I have a strong willed child. He's a master negotiator, stubborn as hell and wants everything done his own certain way. He's exhausting, often frustrating and constantly challenging. And I feel like punching someone every time they smile and tell me I'm just raising a "natural born leader." He's a leader all right. Because some … Continue reading A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

Week in Review: Spiral Stairs, Making Frittatas, Back to the Zoo and Paper Steps

This week we got a big delivery of stair parts, learned to make frittatas, joined the Jacksonville Zoo and got a pretty personalized print for my son's room from Paper Steps. Week in Review: March 4 - 10 A big box of stairs was delivered this week! It's all in boxes because we got a … Continue reading Week in Review: Spiral Stairs, Making Frittatas, Back to the Zoo and Paper Steps

Is Hybrid Publishing My Best Option?

This week a book publisher contacted me after reading my blog. She was very interested and suggested possibly writing a children's book. Since I have been working on a book about my IVF experience and this would be a great way to get my foot in the door, I was totally doing the happy dance … Continue reading Is Hybrid Publishing My Best Option?

Endometriosis Awareness Week: When Your Cramps Are More Than Just Cramps

Endometriosis Awareness Week 2019 runs March 3 - March 9, and unfortunately it's a disease I'm all too aware of. I was diagnosed in my mid-30s, after visiting a fertility specialist when our efforts to start a family weren't working. Infertility is one of the possible side effects of endometriosis. I was just relieved that after … Continue reading Endometriosis Awareness Week: When Your Cramps Are More Than Just Cramps

MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

I was chatting with another mom at the park the other day and the topic of school came up. I said I couldn't wait until the fall when VPK starts and my son goes to school five days a week. (VPK is Florida's free preschool program) And she said, "That's funny, I'm terrified of it! … Continue reading MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Spring seems to be creeping in early in Florida so we got busy doing some planting in the yard, we had a busy Saturday attending the Beaches Wellness Fest in the morning and then our first Monster Jam that night, and if you are pregnant you might want to take a gamble on this week's … Continue reading Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Writing an Honest Review

When you read a review of anything on this blog, even when I've been paid to write it, I can assure you it will always be an honest review. Things don't always go according to plan, and when things inadvertently go a little awry, I find it's best just to write the truth instead of … Continue reading Writing an Honest Review