5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Without Your Kids

For some moms, the idea of having a night, a weekend or a week to travel away from their kids sounds like heaven…for others, it sounds like something they couldn’t even fathom doing. Growing up,...
Dearest Senior

Dearest Senior:: On Graduation Day

My Dearest #1, I wrote you a letter on the first day of your senior year of high school, sharing my emotions, thoughts, and wishes for you. I wanted you to know how I was...
Mothers Day

{Happy Mother’s Day} A Thank You Letter to Moms Everywhere

Dear Moms Everywhere, Mother’s Day is coming up and I know what you all are thinking … that you can’t wait for the one day out of the entire year where moms everywhere are celebrated....
The Internal Maternal Battle

The Internal Maternal Battle: Rookie Mom VS. Veteran Mom

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There is a constant battle going on in my head between the mom I am with #1 vs the mom I am with #4. Should I be the “uptight, crazy...
Am I Ok With Being Just a Mom

Am I Ok With Being {Just a Mom}?

All I ever wanted to be when I grew up was a mom. Sure, I went through phases during my childhood of wanting a career in various fields…a vet (until I realized I’d have...

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became A Mother

Before becoming mothers, we usually only hear about all of the wondrous things that come with parenthood. How being a mother is the most amazing experience in the entire world. How there is nothing...

Stand up for Someone’s Rights Today!

"Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed...

True Sadness :: My Miscarriage Story

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. The latest statistics are that 15-20% of all confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage and that 80% of miscarriages occur in the 1st trimester. Although this is...

St. Augustine, I’m Sorry

The first time I drove over the Bridge of Lions into downtown St. Augustine, I was a senior in high school coming to tour Flagler College. I will never forget being so overwhelmed by...

My Lifestyle Change :: From Frump to Fierce

I have always tried to live a healthy lifestyle by eating fairly healthy and exercising regularly. Although I have gone through a few of what I like to call my “big phases” over the...