Happy New Year, y’all! I’m back after taking a much needed break from social media. December started to feel like it was flying by and I was just missing being 100% present with my kids. So, I gave myself the grace to step back for a few weeks and I soaked in the wonder of… Read More New Year, New Perspective
Just about everyone who grew up with my husband or knows him now will know his battle with concussions. Because there were so many. 15 to be exact. And if you weren’t around him to see him get a concussion, you’ve seen him battle the short and long term effects of having so many brain… Read More Our Family’s Journey with Concussions (And a Happy Ending!)
In true frazzled mom fashion, I made our advent calendar today while the kids were napping. It’s technically not late if it’s done by time nap is over, right? Last year was the first year we made our own advent calendar and we absolutely loved it. The kids had a blast and I feel like… Read More Our Family Advent: 25 Days of Kindness
Our Christmas list for the kids is always small. We buy them something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. And then one little Santa gift. We try to keep it low key, so they don’t get so wrapped up in the presents that they forget the real reason we… Read More Our Favorite Cyber Monday Deals!
We have so many new faces here. And it’s humbling, y’all! For so many reasons. This community is starting to grow and I love having a place to share my heart and hear from other moms. To learn new things and see encouragement being offered to moms of all walks of life. And so I… Read More Welcome to Magnolia Moose Mom, Y’all!
“Bring your brokeness, and I’ll bring mine ‘Cause love can heal what hurt divides And mercy’s waiting on the other side If we’re honest…” A few weeks ago, I went on a mom date. My first in years. A much needed one-on-one with one of my dearest friends. Just a simple walk in the park… Read More Come On Over, Mama & Bring Your Mess
November has arrived and I can already feel it. The rush and the overwhelming pace of the Christmas season. The blow-up Santas have been in our Wal-Mart for weeks, y’all. I’m talking way before Halloween. And I don’t know what it is, but this year, I don’t want any part of it. I have spent… Read More Slowing Down in a Season of Rush
I know I’m not the only one who thinks about finding a hobby, but then tells myself that I’ll have to wait until things slow down to find time. Or think to myself that I wish that I could grow this business faster, but there just aren’t enough hours in the day. But, what if… Read More Monday Mama Entrepreneur Tip: 168 Hours
There are some things in life that will never be easy. And helping a friend through a devastating loss is one of those things. It’s hard to know what to say. What to do to help ease their suffering. But, as friends, we have to navigate those rough waters, as stormy as they may be,… Read More Monday Mama Entrepreneur: Sarah of A Thread Runs Thru It
Today’s Monday Mama Entrepreneur post is a product feature from Savvy Nester, a mama run blog and Etsy shop. I was not compensated for this post and all of the opinions shared are my own! So, this week is all about a fresh start for fall, right? Beginning of a new month, beginning of a… Read More Monday Mama Entrepreneur: Tameeka with Savvy Nester