they pop up like silent ninjas

A whole new meaning to personal space… On an average day my kids have no idea what’s socially acceptable when it comes to personal space. ✅ Every time I attempt a shower… there they are, face against the glass. ✅Sneaking a bite of Heath Bar from the fridge… they pop up like silent ninjas. SoContinue reading “they pop up like silent ninjas”

Either you’ll know to avoid the place or you’ll know how to handle the next situation.

New situations always give me anxiety. I would have hoped by now as a former army brat who moved multiple times and was always faced with new situations that I would have overcome this but it’s still a thing with me to deal with. Here are a few things I tell myself before I leaveContinue reading “Either you’ll know to avoid the place or you’ll know how to handle the next situation.”

TMI I know, but believe me you’ll be glad you don’t have to clean up toddler poop from their rooms!

Have you ever seen a toddler straight jacket? I guess I shouldn’t call it that. It sounds cruel and I’m sure that horrible horror movie images come to mind but it’s basically what my solution is for keeping a kid in their diaper at night. When your diaper baby starts to break out of theirContinue reading “TMI I know, but believe me you’ll be glad you don’t have to clean up toddler poop from their rooms!”

The conversation that would pass between the three of them would keep me entertained for hours

I think if I got to sit down with a celebrity mom and interview her I’d want to sit with someone like Reece Whitherspoon, Mayim Chaya Bialik, or Danica McKellar. Not only are these three celebrities that I’ve grown up with over the years, but all three women are extremely educated in their given fields.Continue reading “The conversation that would pass between the three of them would keep me entertained for hours”

Keys For Kindergarten Excellence

While I do believe teachers hold the magic tips and tricks to teaching your kindergartener, here are some things to think about when approaching your child’s kindergarten year.

It was a fun “almost famous” time of my life.

People are not often shocked when they hear I used to a college basketball player. I’m 5’11” so it’s not that hard to imagine me on the court. However I didn’t start off loving basketball. I was a soccer lover from a long time ago. Sadly I loved to a city where youth soccer borderedContinue reading “It was a fun “almost famous” time of my life.”

This is an app with a membership fee, but I believe it’s worth it.

Earlier this year I fell in love with Todoist. I wrote a blog post about how I used it for my daily cleaning routine around the house: How A To Do List Saved My Sanity. Right now my life is all about distance learning and I’m loving the EPIC app/ website. http://getepic.com This is aContinue reading “This is an app with a membership fee, but I believe it’s worth it.”

Putting all those sleepless nights and kid vomit and poop experiences that no one else in my house seems to understand to good use.

I often get asked, Why do I write a mommy blog? Simple answer? I’m a writer. I always have been and I always will be. More complicated answer is that right now the only thing I seemed to be qualified to write about is being a mom. I have 10+ years of experience. Way moreContinue reading “Putting all those sleepless nights and kid vomit and poop experiences that no one else in my house seems to understand to good use.”