I would love to write about something wonderful like an adventure out in the wilderness or a camping trip to somewhere beautiful. But today I’m going to talk about the thing that never ends at my house. Laundry. I love a good "life hack" or "pro tip" when it comes to house/mom life because let's … Continue reading Supersizing Laundry Day
As a family of 7, with 3 kids in sports and dance, 4 kids in school and a husband who coaches college football, we are in the Big Van a lot. I used to watch those mamas who were running from one practice to another and talking about being a taxi driver and think "why … Continue reading The Purge: Cleaning out the Big Van
This past weekend was a big one for our family. Lots of baseball and softball. The Wake Football Spring Game. And two birthdays! One of the things I didn't realize when our family was growing was how much birthday fatigue would set in when you have 5 kids to celebrate! I love my kids. I … Continue reading Birthday Excitement
I have to be completely honest. I started the day off as excited as I've felt since I scored a touchdown at Wake Forest Football's Womens Clinic last year (Like how I casually slipped that in?) This morning I got an email letting me know that my guest blog for Triad Moms on Main was … Continue reading Hype Girl
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? In addition to being a former English teacher I know this because my beautiful 11-year-old daughter recently became an award-winning poet. Sophia's poem "Clouds" was awarded 1st place in the Travis Tuck Jordan category of the North Carolina Poetry Society's Student Contest. Does this seem like a … Continue reading National Poetry Month: So Many Words
When we first moved to North Carolina, my then-5-year-old son went to the doctor for what we thought was a small cold only to find out that he had a silent case of walking pneumonia. He had struggled before with allergic reaction and the allergies began to present themselves as asthma symptoms. As he's grown … Continue reading Fighting Childhood Allergies: Hold Onto Your Cat!