Family

Family life and relationships.
From dating to marriage, from pregnancy to
parenting and everything in between.

Gifts for moms and stepmoms

32 Great Gifts for Moms and Stepmoms!

What kind of a mother doesn't have a million mom mugs in her cabinets and funny t-shirts in her closet? My cabinets are full of "Baby Maker" mugs and my closet can always use another "#momlife" t-shirt. I kno...

Fun & Free Printable Autumn Worksheets!

Football, falling leaves, and harvest. Sweaters, flannel, and boots. Pumpkins, gourds, and turkeys. It's Autumn! To get our kiddos as excited about Fall as we are, we're teaming up with Education.com for som...
Accepting stepmom

Accepting My Daugther’s Stepmom: A Journey

Two years ago, if you had told me I would one day be best friends with my daughter's stepmom - I wouldn't have believed you. If you had said we would be having dinner together, going on co-parenting dates, running a business, and living together - I would h...
Stepmom Infertility

Stepmom Infertility: Salt in the Wound

I didn't grow up dreaming of being a stepmother, though I knew through my own family that "step" didn't make you any less family. I did dream however of one day having my own children. I dreamed about how my ki...
Sticking it to bullies

Sticking it to the Bullies: A Homecoming Success Story

It's homecoming season here in Texas, and with it comes big mums, big hair, and big drama. Everything is bigger in Texas, after all. Usually the drama revolves around which dress to wear, but unfortunately this...
Stepmom wishes her husband knew

15 Things Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Knew

In that moment, I knew I couldn't say anything to make him understand. I could verbalize my emotions until I was blue in the face, but he just wasn't going to make sense of my words. Exhausting myself trying to explain why I was struggling as a stepmom and nee...

Quick Tips for Taking Halloween Pics

Halloween pictures are some of my favorite pictures to take each year.  Kids love showing off their costumes, and after all of the time and money spent on them, I love documenting them.  After all, Halloween co...
Woman with a plan

Get Organized: Be a Wo(MAN) with a PLAN!

As a full-time student, employee and mom who also runs a small business, homeschools full time, volunteers and juggle about a dozen other things on a daily basis... I'm a busy mama! I know, I sound crazy! I’d be lying if I said there weren’t times that I w...