Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

I've been looking forward to my son starting Kindergarten since his toddler days, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, his first day of school is not going to be quite like I imagined. I've been watching, waiting and hoping things would improve, but here in Florida it just seems to be getting worse. While I'm glad … Continue reading Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I've been listing a lot of stuff on Poshmark and eBay this week, and I just sold my very last piece of maternity clothing: a pair of GAP Long and Lean maternity jeans. My feelings were bittersweet as I wrapped my favorite stretchy top jeans up in tissue paper, wondering how far along the mama-to-be … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

Geek of the Week: Mike Crowder of Gray Sheep Graphics

Our latest Geek of the Week is Mike Crowder of Gray Sheep Graphics, who also happens to be a children's book author with one fun ABC book out and a new book coming soon. Mike knows a thing or two about comics, the difference between science fiction and science fantasy, and breaks it all down … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Mike Crowder of Gray Sheep Graphics

Making Progress on this Self-Publishing Journey

I feel like I've been talking about working on this kids book forever! The self-publishing journey is a long one when you jump into it with no idea what you're doing. Though I figure that's probably how a lot of people start. It's been kind of tough to continue working on a kids book about … Continue reading Making Progress on this Self-Publishing Journey

I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

This year, due to COVID-19 quarantine, we made no big plans for Mother's Day. We didn't go anywhere for brunch, I didn't get all dressed up for a fancy dinner, I pretty much didn't even need to get out of my pajamas and I LOVED IT. Let the Mother's Day Festivities Begin! First I got … Continue reading I Had the Best Mother’s Day Ever

Happy Mother’s Day 2020

Happy Mother's Day to all the mommies! I feel compelled to post something on this day, given that this is a "mommy blog" and becoming a mom has given me a deeper appreciation of all moms and what they go through. I still think we should petition for Mother's Appreciation Week that culminates in the … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2020

How to Host a Vision Board Party

After a few months of feeling unfocused and uninspired, I was in desperate need of something to get my mind back on track and help me focus on good things. So my friend Heather and I teamed up to host a Vision Board Party. A vision board is a collage of words and images that … Continue reading How to Host a Vision Board Party

How to Turn Kid Bath Time Into Your Spa Time

My son has been very anti-bath lately. Also anti-shower and basically anti-water. I got tired of fighting about bath time and decided I was was going to make it the best bath time ever and have some fun myself. That's when I came up with the idea to create a Spa Bath Experience at home, … Continue reading How to Turn Kid Bath Time Into Your Spa Time

Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

I got to go to dinner recently with a couple of good friends that I've known for 25 years! We used to be crazy raver kids that danced until dawn, and now I have a kid and have to get home early so I can wake up at dawn. Times sure have changed, but our … Continue reading Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

Making Memories with Cohas Chalk Art Milestone Boards

Scroll through Facebook on the first day of school or major holiday and you can't miss the kids holding up their milestone boards. Cohas.com, a small family-owned company that makes chalk art milestone boards and matching wall decals, sent us a few boards and decals to try out. I expect I'll be using these well-made … Continue reading Making Memories with Cohas Chalk Art Milestone Boards