• How I learned to have TOUGH SKIN in motherhood & why it’s important…

    February 12, 2020

    Motherhood comes with a whole new set of boundaries and learning curves that you probably never even flinched an eye over or considered pre-kids.  For many, we go into motherhood/parenthood thinking “Oh, it can’t really be THAT BAD, can it?”  Well, the answer is yes & no.  While motherhood and parenting are extremely rewarding in…

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  • Kids Class Valentine’s – For Just A Few Bucks!

    February 3, 2020

    It’s officially February and I couldn’t be more ecstatic!  January is always a long month for me, and one that seems to never end.  Anyone else?  So, I say bring on the month of LOVE and with that, the celebration of Valentine’s Day! I absolutely adore Valentine’s Day for many reasons, but my favorite being all…

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  • Protecting Yourself During The Flu Season

    January 23, 2020

    Like it or not flu season is among us, and we are smack dab in the thick of it.  You hear about it from a friend or family member, the school or daycare your kid(s) go to, on the news and all over social media.  It seems like no matter how hard you might try…

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  • Halloween Tips, Tricks, and Treats?!

    October 30, 2019

    Ghouls & Boys from around the world will soon be filling the streets with buckets and bags in their hands, eagerly awaiting to fill them to the brim with all sorts of candy stash.  Parents might be dreading the big Halloween Day, or perhaps excitedly embracing it alongside of their kids, too. I live for…

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  • Self-care in motherhood, and why it’s important…

    October 7, 2019

    Let’s talk self-care for a quick minute. As mothers we are often running from one place to the next, or from doing one thing to the next. We consider ourselves multi-taskers, overachievers, and quite literally disasters hanging on by a single thread at the end of each day. We seem to push ourselves to the…

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  • How stress, worry, and doubt turned my life upside down.

    September 29, 2019

    Seasons come and go, and so does much of life.  This time of year always tugs on my heart a little bit.  It’s a reminder of what I went through, and also what I surpassed.  It’s a time in my life that I won’t ever forget, but also one I celebrate each year since. Here…

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  • Our stay at the Intercontinental St. Paul Hotel in Minnesota.

    September 23, 2019

    Last weekend we celebrated my husband’s birthday in style, and were kindly hosted by the beautiful Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel in the gorgeous city of St. Paul, Minnesota.  We stayed in one of their riverfront view suites, and it was nothing short of amazing!  It made for the perfect birthday gift to my hard working husband,…

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  • An open letter to my children… A season of change, while we enter a new chapter ahead.

    August 28, 2019

    T I M E  it’s such a thief, stealing the days, hours, minutes, and seconds away.  Time wasn’t something I really ever considered or paid much attention to, until I became a mother.  Perhaps, it set in, because that is all I really ever heard from strangers, family, and friends. “Hold on tight, and cherish every…

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  • Niagara Cave – Harmony, MN

    August 1, 2019

    Gosh, I can’t believe how fast this summer has flown by already. It feels like it just started, yet here we are now, with only a few short bittersweet weeks left to go, until it’s back to school again! A few weekends ago I called up my mom, early on a Sunday morning, and asked…

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  • Revolution Math

    June 10, 2019

    School is out and summer break is officially in full swing!  As much as I look forward to the summer off with my kids, I also cringe a bit inside.  Keeping four kids busy & entertained with activities can be draining. This summer will be different for us, though.  Why is that you ask?  Well,…

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