• How to Make a Happy Ending 

    So in my book, I discussed the “Not Quite SuperMom,” Rebekah. She was the kind of mother that we can’t relate to. In fact, when we hear about Rebekah, we might breathe a sigh of relief because she did some pretty…

  • Fear, Worry, and All the Synonyms 

    Soooo yeah. This is a whopper for me.  I worry. A lot.  There, I said it. It’s like my brain is pre-wired to think “WORST CASE SCENARIO” regarding every issue, whether it be kids, friends, husband, money…. The monologue in…

  • It’s a Messy Life

    Motherhood is messy. I still remember the feeling I had when my oldest had his first diaper blowout… Disgusting! I wanted an adult to come clean the mess, but alas…. I was the adult. As the kids get bigger, the…

  • How to Make {Only} 2 Trips to the Grocery Store Per Month

    Let me preface this blog post by saying that when I say {ONLY} 2 trips to the store per month, I mean 2 “MAJOR” trips.  There’s no good way (that I’ve found) to avoid running into the store for fresh…

  • When F.O.M.O. is a Good Thing

    I’m pretty sure I first read the acronym “FOMO” in Lisa-Jo Baker’s book, Never Unfriended.  If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it means “fear of missing out.” It’s a powerful motivator, if you think about it.  It’s actually the root cause…

  • Three Reasons Why I Make My Kids Say “Yes Ma’am” 

    First of all, I’m not from the South originally.  I have lived in the South for the last 9 years, and, for the most part, southern mommas make their children say, “Yes Ma’am” or “No Ma’am” from the time they…