A story about how I decided to go back to school as a working Mom of 3. We decided we wanted to have a 3rd child. Actually, my husband was ready before I was. Once Hunter turned 4, for whatever reason, I decided, I was ready too. Maybe it was because I had transitioned and … Continue reading The Power of A Mommy Tribe: My Story
Deacon is turning 4 tomorrow! We made funfetti cupcakes together tonight for his classroom birthday party tomorrow. Hunter and Deacon got to "taste test" one each tonight after we decorated them with vanilla icing and sprinkles (or jimmies if you are from south Jersey like me). These boys are always "cooking" with me from smoothies … Continue reading Birthday boy!
A newborn takes so much of your time and attention, all day, every day. Thank goodness for Dads and family members who can help to balance that with the older siblings and give them some extra time and attention. But, us moms still sometimes feel that guilt that we aren't giving enough attention to the … Continue reading Mom guilt
While I am so thankful that my work allows me to stay home, there are just a few annual trips that I still like to take for my own professional development. I am a believer in taking the time to invest in yourself so that you can: 1. get inspired and energized 2. gain new … Continue reading My Leadership conference
Visiting my parents last night, Hunter, our almost 4-year-old, came across the 16x20 framed bridal portrait that hangs in their dining room. He has seen our wedding photos before and his curious little mind has had a lot of questions about weddings, marriage, the "white princess dress" and everyone in our wedding photos. He stared … Continue reading The way a boy loves his Mommy