Mommy Reality Challenge: Mommy’s Meals

*Post contains affiliate links.  Read full disclaimer here. I’ve been browsing Pinterest and reading A LOT of different blogs lately, in pursuit of becoming a better blogger.  It’s fun and I’m reading a lot of interesting tips for parenting and some great activity ideas for the kids! And it has also made me see that I’m not the only one struggling with this rollercoaster of motherhood. I’m not the only one who struggles with yelling at their kids.   I’m not the only one who gets incredibly frustrated when their child won’t put their shoes on. I’m not the only … Continue reading

Summer Bucket List Ideas

Last summer started out as one of the best summers of my life. And then it ended up being my worst. It’s weird how we could go from such an incredible high, to the absolute lowest low. But I am grateful that our summer started off so amazing, and that we were able to make those incredible memories together. I will ALWAYS remember the fun we had, and I will continue to tell our kids all about those wonderful times too. I’m not going to lie, before having kids, Chaz and I were pretty darn lazy. 🙂 As the weather … Continue reading

Finding 1-on-1 Time with Kids as a Single Mom – “Date Days!”

This post was featured on the How Do You Do It? Parenting Link Up! 🙂   On August 6, 2013, I suddenly and unexpectedly became a single mom. Someday I hope to find the courage to write the story of the worst day of my life, but as you can read on my About Me page, you’ll see that my husband passed away from complications due to bacterial meningitis. And that’s when I found myself to be a single mom to 3 kids under the age of 2.  Our twin daughters were 19-months-old, and our son was 4-months-old. I had … Continue reading

Share Your World – A Little More About Me

I’m new to blogging. Can you tell?  🙂 And right now, I’m only doing it part time.  I really WANT to do it more.  I so WISH I could do it full time!  But obviously I need to gain more experience and build a presence before I can take that giant leap. Hopefully someday… sigh… Well, in my research of How to Blog, I’ve discovered a few Link Parties.  I had wanted to wait until I had more content and felt that my blog was more established before I started giving those a try…  But as I talked about in … Continue reading