6 Ways to Rock That Mom Life

6 Ways to Rock That Mom Life

When your baby is first put into your arms the amazement in the moment is surreal. You love on them, kiss them, count their fingers and toes, and before you know it you are pulling up to your home with your new bundle of joy that is now, well…crying. And there is no nursery to […] Read more…

Free All-In-One Chore List Printable

Free All-In-One Home Management Chore List Printable

Running a home can be exhausting. Finding a system that works for you can be frustrating and daunting. Finding something that aids in teaching your kids home management skills while maintaining some sanity and structure to your daily game can be even harder. Over the years I have worked hours upon hours trying to find […] Read more…

Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A Young Mom

What I Wish I Would Have Known As A Young Mom

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” -Elizabeth Stone Saying Good-bye Last week I said “good-bye” to my oldest as he and his father drove away for their two-day trek to college. It has been a whirlwind. I knew this day was […] Read more…

A Tiger's Stripes-You Can Change

A Tiger’s Stripes

A tiger can’t change its stripes. It’s a saying I have heard in movies. Some people I know say they actually believe it. Often using it as a crutch to excuse their words, actions and behaviors. They say, “Take me or leave me. I am who I am. I am not changing cause I don’t […] Read more…

3 Part Series on Depression

5 Ways to Help People With Depression – Part 3

The sun shone brightly as I traveled to drop something off at a friends house. As usual she greeted me with a smile, but her eyes hid something deeper. Then she proceeded to tell me the news, “Did you hear that the Mason’s (name’s changed for privacy) son passed away late last night?” My heart […] Read more…

Overcoming Depression by Overcoming the fog of denial

Overcoming Denial – Part 2

In my last post we covered Part 1 of our series on depression, and spoke about Postpartum Depression. This week we will be talking about denial that can keep us from seeking the help and support we need. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. These are my insights and experiences that I am sharing along […] Read more…

Postpartum Depression Resources

Postpartum Depression – Part 1

This month we will be focusing on depression and ways I have found that help me to be more content in life despite having this as one hardship I can’t seem to shake for too long. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. These are my insights and experiences that I am sharing along with helpful […] Read more…

Bruges Waffles and Frites in Salt Lake City, Utah

My Top 2 Favorite Spots to Eat in Salt Lake City

One of the things that I have really come to love about living near Salt lake City is the variety of restaurants available. My husband and I have ventured to quite a few, but here are my top 2 favorite spots. Bruges Waffles and Frites They have four Utah locations, downtown Salt Lake City (the […] Read more…

Families- chalk drawing

A Rough Night

Last night was very rough. I have been sick the past few days and spent most of my day yesterday cleaning and playing catch up. Despite all of this I was still struggling with a headache that my medicines wouldn’t touch. In the evening my husband and older four kids all had things to do […] Read more…

St. Louis Zoo

Places to Visit in St. Louis, Missouri

We recently returned from a road trip to see family in Alabama and Missouri. The last two days of our trip were spent in Saint Louis visiting my sister and her husband. It didn’t leave us much time to explore all of the interesting things they have to offer, but I thought I would share […] Read more…

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