Mother’s Day Gifts that Aren’t Flowers
Look, I’m not going to crap all over the idea of flowers for Mother’s Day, because the truth is, if my kids gave me a bundle of dried-up dandelions in a half-filled cup of dirt, I would treasure it more than the Hope Diamond.
Just the Four of Us
This past Saturday, as Andrew and I racked our brains during round one of The Great Search for Something to Entertain the Kids, we settled on driving to a park in a town about a half hour from our home.
Barre for Babies and Mamas
Lisa Schale-Drake is a Master Trainer with Barre 3, and she took some time to answer some questions for us about why barre-based workouts might be a good consideration for any mom who wants to work up a sweat.
The Hospital Bag (Or, It’s About to Get Real Real)
Well, we are officially 18 days away from our due date (!!!), and here we are at that familiar stage in pregnancy where we can’t wait to meet our tiny person, but we are also simultaneously terrified to meet said tiny person because of all the work we know is ahead.
The Road to Babies Leads through Orlando
Yep. That picture is pretty much me for the next 3 weeks. Nope. No baby yet. But… there is another huge thing happening soon and in town…
Everything I Know About Being a Mom I Learned in a Newsroom
“It ain’t ditch diggin’.” That’s my all-time favorite quote about working as an anchor in television news. My all-time favorite co-anchor would say it every time we or another anchor would complain about something we had on our plates for the day.
6 Sweet Things for Mom and Baby
Probably because every free minute I have these days, I’m parked on the bed (hello, Pregnancy Back Pains!), I’m doing a lot of browsing online these days.
Please Don’t Yell Out My Weight (and Other Things Pregnant Women and New Moms Want You to Stop Doing)
I’m not a complainer, nor am I particularly sensitive to offhand comments, dirty jokes or innuendo, and rarely do I react to the crappy things that people tend to say so freely these days. (Oh hey, Facebook.)
Chillin’ Out Max and Relaxin’ All Cool
Despite the title of this post, I’m not singing The Fresh Prince theme song over here. The “relaxin” I’m talking about has nothing to do with shootin’ some b-ball outside of the school.
Baby #3’s Nursery Reveal!
Decorating isn’t one of my “things.” One might aptly file my previous forays into interior furnishings under “Sheer Necessity” and “You’ve Got to Put Some Damn Things in This Room or Your Kid Won’t Have Anywhere to Sleep.”