Tag: motherhood

Mini Brew Tour + Country Music

Last Wednesday I jumped on the blog to talk about how the hubby and I were headed to Grand Rapids to check out a few breweries and rock out at the Tim McGraw + Faith Hill concert. Ya’ll if you haven’t seen them in concert yet, they are amazing performers. You can just feel the

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Real Talk: Being a (Step) Mama

Like I’m said before in my intro, I’m a (step) mama to two awesome kiddos. There is this huge taboo thing surrounded with step parenting and being a stepmom. No one wants to talk about it and everyone thinks that me and bio mom must hate each other’s guts. Well, ya’ll are all wrong there

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Dividing Attention :: Not Time

I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine the other day about seeing other Mom’s doing “all the things” — like literally they seem to have their hand in just about everything. I couldn’t wrap my head around it. I told her, “I just don’t get it. HOW do they do it?

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Kids + Family Traditions

  Every year around Easter, we pile the family into our Ford Escape and travel south to visit family. I know what you’re thinking. You must think we are completely insane for driving 20+ hours instead of flying — especially with two kids. At least, that’s what everyone tells us. “You’re nuts!” “How do you

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Bring it on Summer Break

How many mamas are super stoked about summer break being around the corner? Who is ALSO excited for the all day-every day bickering, whining, complaining there is nothing to do, and the sudden need to eat every 3.5 seconds?! Yeah, me neither. BUT what I’m really excited for is to cross things off of our

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Not Your Average Mom

Life is complicated. MY life is complicated. Explaining my life would be more like a long twisted fairy tale mixed with a little horror every chapter, or two. Maybe even a little science fiction at times. I grew up in a small, yet growing, Indiana town. (I swear that’s a beginning of a country song

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