Summer 2019

On Monday’s podcast episode I am talking all about SUMMER. I am telling you abut my daily schedule, daily themes, and various activities I have planned. As a working Camp Mom counselor, I have tons of good ideas that I am sharing with you! Download the FREE calendar & listen to Monday’s podcast episode for easy ways to have an EPIC summer!!!

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Top 4 Apps Every Mom Needs!

I am a self proclaimed Hot Mess. I own it. I live it. I embrace it. I am also Type A. I NEED perfection to function. Perfectionist Hot Mess would be an accurate description for me! Below are a few apps I highly recommend to be a perfectionist Functional Hot Mess Momma! 1. Google Calendar […]

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With A Heavy Heart

I write this post with a heavy heart. Scrolling through Facebook today, I came across ANOTHER article regarding a young child’s suicide. This time we’re talking about a 10 year old boy who was bullied due to a medical condition beyond his control. I vowed to Maddie’s mom that I would keep spreading the Stick […]

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Vogue’s 75 Questions

Since all the celebs are doing it…here are my answers to Vogue’s 75 questions! 1. On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you about life right now? 8-I am still fresh on my “Word Of The Year” high. I am excited about my plans for the year. 2. Describe yourself in a hashtag? #hotmess obviously […]

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2019: Word Of The Year

Happy 2019! Its time for my annual Word Of The Year post! Rather than resolutions, I try to pick a word or a phrase to focus my year around. 2018 was Breathe, which I lost sight of and honestly should pick again this year but I am moving on instead. For 2019, my word is […]

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Merry ChristMESS

I’ve said it a 1,000 times: My life is a mess and it’s so comical that I can’t even make this stuff up! Christmas was no different…it was a ChristMESS…Anyone else riding the Hot Mess Express all the way to the North Pole?

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The Nut Necklace

“I realized today that I don’t even know when the last time he showered. Ugh. Mom of the year” I mumbled to my mom. I was sitting in my closet, surrounded by a pile of clothes and hangers. I was in the middle of a fat shaming pity party when she called. She asked about […]

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Adoption Q&A

November is National Adoption Month so obviously I have to write a post about adoption!! I get so many questions and comments about adoption. Here are my answers.

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Stick With Kindness

My fears throughout the years: Youth (10-17ish): the dark, my mom being mad at me, the lunchroom on the first day of school, roaches Early Adult (18-23ish): failing a college class, getting a DUI, not finding “the one”, roaches Mid-Adult (24-26ish): losing my job, unexpected bills, losing a loved one, roaches After we adopted Quin, […]

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