I Am…


I   am a mom to three boys. I wonder if it’s possible for their messes to actually ever be cleaned up. I hear lots of noise. All the time. I see the sweetest faces, full of smiles and mischief. I want them to always feel hope. I am awkward and introverted. I pretend I’m not awkward […]

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Disney Social Media Moms Inspiration


When you hear “Disney Social Media Moms Celebration,” you might think lots of fun in the Disney Parks with your family. And it is that. But the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration is also a conference, with some pretty AMAZING speakers, like George A. Kalagridis, the President of Walt Disney World, Jonas Rivera, a Disney […]

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Joining the Capri Sun Crew


This post is part of a series as a compensated #CapriSunCrew ambassador.  My boys are soccer ball kicking, basketball shooting, baseball hitting, karate chopping, race running kids. It seems we’re always headed to or from a practice or a game. You can always find me on the sidelines with my phone, a book, my most […]

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Sometimes We Push


My kids are each their own person. They have different interests, different personalities. They are different from each other, different from us. And we try to honor that, allowing them to explore their interests and knowing where their comfort zones fall. Yet… If you’re never pushed out of your comfort zone, if you’re always allowed […]

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Nine is waking us up with “Good morning, it’s my birthday!” and telling us “This is going to be the best day ever.” It’s reading up a storm, even if you much prefer math. It’s loving your cat. It’s all knobby knees and super skinny everything, though it’s also telling us how much you’re growing. […]

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Planning for Summer Spontaneity

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareItForward #CollectiveBias  Messaging below is intended for ages 21+ and is intended to be enjoyed responsibly, in moderation. Summer is almost here and one of my favorite things about summer is that we can be spontaneous. No school, […]

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A Perfect Fit for Your Home


Thank you to Kleenex for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try Kleenex Perfect Fit! For several years, my home was decorated in toy store shabby chic, also known as having three very small boys leaving their toys all over the place. We aren’t quite as bad now, since they’re much better at helping […]

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