The famous early 2oth century poet John Keats called autumn the season on mists and mellow fruitfulness. Today, however, it’s probably better known as the season of pumpkin spice, Halloween decorations and walking down mist enshrouded high streets on a carpet of crunch rust-colored leaves. Every season, mother nature brings us a very different set […]
You Know Something Is Wrong When Camping Is The Least Scary Vacay Option
I love camping. Always have, but due to the current state of worldly events, it seems to have become insta-popular with the masses. People that previously would have barely considered “glamping” are now outdoorsy woods-people because that’s all there is to do beside stay in the house. I love my family but come on – […]
Dealing With Teenage Defiance
Teenagers are amazing in so many ways. They an also be jerks. It’s really a love – hate relationship with my teenager and his teenage rebellion (which is honestly pretty tame in comparison to my 17 year old self, but shhh….don’t tell him that). My Chemical Romance stated that teenagers scared the living sh&t out […]
What To Expect When Your Kid Hits Puberty
FFFUUUUNNNN let me tell you. Do you remember going to the stores to buy all the baby books that you could get your hands on? There’s one out there called “What To Expect When You’re Expecting”, and it’s a book that a lot of mothers are eager to read – and why not? It talks […]
Congrats On Being An Adult! Here Are Some Things You Now Need!
There are many things things that you need as a child that is provided for you by parents, family and other adults. When you’re a child, you wish and wish to be an adult so that you can give yourself what you need. That is, until you get to adulthood and realize that the whole […]
What’s In My Bag? Back to School Edition
Back to School means no more time for laziness and and to be honest, I’m not entirely sure who this annual transition is harder for: the kids, parents or teachers. #ad #PilotPenBackToSchool #PowerToThePen @Target
Stress: Are You Handling It Wrong?
How do you handle stress? Me? I handle it, by means of deflection, avoidance, and humor – all pretty common, but not really all that effective in the long run. They say a little bit of stress can be useful, but too many of us seem to have missed off the “little bit” part. I’ve […]
When It’s All Gone to The Dogs – Just ChuckIt!
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My Picture Perfect Morning Routine
“I’m just here to put the MESS in Domesticated”…Keep morning chaos to a minimum with @JimmyDean #SimpleScramblesAtWM #ad https://ooh.li/7c13fb0
Surviving Holiday Chaos With Kids
I have been compensated by JOHNSON’S® Baby for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. So the holidays seem to have snuck up on me again. Every year I say I’m going to be so prepared, and every year I wake up one morning confused and wondering […]