• Books to Read this Summer 

    I know, I know. Moms don’t have time to read. I get it. I don’t either. I recently spent a weekend at the beach with my husband and didn’t hardly talk to him the entire car ride. Why? Because I…

  • When I Don’t Know What to Say

    Recently, a friend of mine shared her story at a ladies brunch at my mom’s church. In a nutshell, her husband almost died. Did die. She performed CPR and saved his life. And he’s a miracle. He’s still recovering–his brain…

  • To the Momma Dreading Summer Break

    Dear Momma, I, too, am dreading summer break. Don’t think for a minute that I don’t know how much you love spending time with your children. I love spending time with mine too. But the initial anticipation of summertime fun…

  • Guest Post: Happy Mothers Day

    By Annie Thomson Last Thursday I started seeing “Happy Mother’s Day” wishes scattered through my social media feed. My first thought? “Whew, I am so glad that I don’t have to write up a blog post about motherhood this year.”…

  • The Best Gift a Wife and Mommy Can Give Her Kids

    You’ve probably heard the song, “A Baby Changes Everything.” It’s so true. When my son was born, I distinctly remember wondering when I was supposed to shower, eat, or sleep. (Not necessarily in that order of priority!) My WHOLE LIFE…

  • An Open Apology to the Hands Free Mama

    I can still remember, plain as day, reading a quote and hitting the “like” before realizing it was from the “Hands Free Mama.”  I’m pretty sure I never UNLIKED it, but I wanted to.  I grumbled inside. Y’all, I’m not…

  • 6 Ways to Bring Back Family Dinners

    ​ So I recently wrote about one of my greatest sources of mom-guilt: not eating dinner at the table as a family. Since I wrote that post, our family has made a concerted effort to eat together every night at…