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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On To October

You guys. It is freaking October. OCTOBER. Like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas then BOOM 2018 is OVER. Just like that. I thought time only flies when you’re having fun!?! Apparently it also flies when you’re stressed, over eating,  and having panic attacks. Alrighty, if the calendar insists, we will move along with October. As usual, new […]

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