The Blogger Recognition Award: I’ve Been Nominated!

I would like to give a big shout out to Patrick O'Brien of Mental Health Musings (www.patobrienuk.wordpress.com) for nominating me for The Blogger Recognition Award. I would also like to say thank you to the Twitter blogging and writing community for being kind and supportive in the short time I have been in the Twitterverse. … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award: I’ve Been Nominated!

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Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Hi guys! Inspired by a blog post I recently read, I thought it would be fun to share some facts about myself that I haven't written about before. I wasn't sure what to include, so I just started writing. A lot of it is totally random! I hope you find it interesting and I would … Continue reading Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Cousins Can be the Best Friends

When I was a kid, holidays like Easter, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas were days I always looked forward to because I loved playing with my cousins. I have seventeen first cousins so we always had a great time having Easter egg hunts, playing games, or dressing up for our small Christmas pageant on Christmas … Continue reading Cousins Can be the Best Friends

Sunday Playdate Recap

This last Sunday was a cold and rainy day. In the afternoon we met up with another mom and three of Abby and Oscar's previous daycare playmates at McDonald's. The kids hadn't seen each other since we attended a birthday party at their house a little over a month ago. The girls seemed to have … Continue reading Sunday Playdate Recap

My Story of Sexual Assault and the Importance of Teaching Children Body Autonomy

*Trigger warning* The story below contains some graphic details. The #MeToo movement has gotten a lot of media following recently after news stories in the last couple years about the president, Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Bill Cosby, and other men in positions of power reportedly sexually assaulting women. I am going to share … Continue reading My Story of Sexual Assault and the Importance of Teaching Children Body Autonomy

Friday Reflections

I love having children close in age. kids were playing. Oscar was in the Pack 'n Play standing up and Abby, who had been watching a Lego cartoon, was standing up next to the Pack 'n Play. they are facing each other, giving Eskimo kisses and giggling. It was very sweet.They get along so well, … Continue reading Friday Reflections