Y’all. I can’t even. In 2 weeks, I’ll be covering a red carpet movie premiere. What is this life?! They actually reached out to ME and pitched the idea to me, as if they really needed to sell a night out in Nashville to a mom of 3 kids, ages 5 and under. They had … Continue reading Mama is Going to the Red Carpet!
I used to be a single mom. For 2 years (until I met my husband) I did it by myself. I did it all. I was mom and dad. I wasn't just a single mom, I was the only parent. And even though it was hard, I wouldn't have changed a thing. Sure, I would've … Continue reading For the Single Mom on Valentine’s Day
*This post contains medically graphic images* Photo Credit: Misty Carter Photography "There's something wrong with your baby's heart." "Just say it," I thought. "Just tell me that there is something wrong so that I can mentally prepare myself for what's ahead." "Just tell me what his diagnosis is so that I can google research … Continue reading Just Say It | Our Journey with CHD.
I've only been married for a few years, but I've learned a lot in that time. Marriage has been both different and better than I expected it to be. Everyone says, "the first year is the hardest," and we were no exception. Our first couple years of marriage were nothing short of CRAZY. Year one, … Continue reading How We Survived the First Year of Marriage.
It seems like everyday, a new story is breaking about a sexual assault scandal. How many of our favorite actors, producers, and news anchors are going to be exposed this year for their heinous actions? Louis CK Harvey Weinstein Kevin Spacey Matt Lauer Charlie Rose Roy Moore Ben Affleck The list goes on.... But, do … Continue reading I’m Not Surprised.
It's a new year! And for a lot of us, that means the annual New Year's resolution to lose weight. *sigh* If you've followed me closely, you may already know that I follow a Keto WOE (way of eating) and I want to emphasize that it's a way of eating, and not a diet. For … Continue reading All About Keto.
I've learned that most mom's are simply looking for permission to do and feel what comes natural, and I hope this list of New Year's Resolutions gives you just that! 1. Stop Being so Hard on Yourself Being a mom is hard and do you know what makes it so hard? The pressure that … Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions Every Mom Needs to Make
I don't want to die. It's not that I just don't want to, it's that I can't die. I'm not on my death bed either, so this may be a little confusing. But, you see, I have kids now. And something that nobody tells you before you have kids, is that you will suddenly be … Continue reading I Don’t Want to Die.
If there's one thing I want for my daughters, it's to find boring love. To find a boring man, who will give them a boring life, in a boring house, in a boring town. Because I've been on the other side of boring. And I've experience that fleeting, heart-racing, dramatic "love" before and I know … Continue reading My Daughters, Find a Boring One.
In 2012, I paid a lawyer $1500 for my daughter's biological father to terminate his rights. That's right. I paid $1500 for him to never have to pay child support again. And I have no regrets. None. Zero. I was 23 years old, single and had just welcomed my beautiful baby … Continue reading Thank You for Leaving.