Observations From Our Latest Walt Disney World Vacation

I’m a Disney girl. I’ve been to Walt Disney World at least a dozen times. I totally get it. The history, the hospitality, the “have a magical day,” the illusion show, the gift shop-y-ness of it all. I LOVE it! And I want my kids to love it too…which is why we make the trip every… [Read More]

5 Solid Reasons Why the Kardashians Drive Me Krazy! (Especially Kim)

I’m not ashamed to admit that I love reality TV. The trashier the better. But after watching the first season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians I decided I could no longer give them my viewership. I didn’t want those idiots making a penny off of me. Then came the Oprah interview that recently aired…. [Read More]

When Bad Family Photos Happen To Good People

That perfect family photo…I’ve been chasing it for years. But I’m starting to realize that it probably doesn’t exist. Sometimes the most perfect family photos are the obnoxious outtakes. Those are the photos that tell the true story of this family. They make me laugh, cringe, roll my eyes, and remember. Yup, that was how it… [Read More]

Those Wacky Duggars Are At It Again…

  For those of you not familiar with the Duggar family, here’s what you need to know. Jim Bob and Michelle are a couple from Arkansas who have become famous on their reality TV show called ’19 Kids and Counting.’ Yes…they have 19 kids (who all have J names!) Their kids are the most adorable, well-behaved,… [Read More]

Life With(out) a Traveling Husband

My husband travels for work…a lot. In fact, as I write this we are in the middle of one of his busiest travel months of the year. He is/will be travelling 4 weeks during the month of March. So many times I’ve found myself wondering if I’m the only wife who struggles with the strain… [Read More]

10 Things I Will Not Feel ‘Mom Guilt’ About

‘Mom Guilt’…it’s something I battle every day. My most frequently asked questions are: Am I doing enough for them? Am I doing too much for them? Am I doing what’s best for them…or what’s best for me? Am I permanently scarring my children by making the wrong decisions? Will they grow up to need therapy… [Read More]

Are You Calling Me Lazy?

The Mommy Wars…the entire concept makes me cringe. Mostly I hate it because of what an emotionally charged, and intensely personal subject motherhood can be. I recently saw an episode of Anderson where the guests were SAHMs and working moms discussing who was happier. I was appalled to hear the working moms say they thought SAHMs were… [Read More]

Practically Imperfect In Every Way

The first thing you should know about me is, I come from a long line of PERFECT women. My Great Grandma Fergie was smart, hilarious and almost regal in my eyes. She lived to be 96 and stayed fabulous til the very end. My Grandma JC is one of the hippest grannies I know to exist. She… [Read More]