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Trust Me

“See, you can trust me!” my husband assured our son as they plowed in through the door. “Wanna show Mom?” Ethan nodded. So I gladly laid the dishes back in…

Balance is Bull

I’ve had the sneaking suspicion for a while now that we, as women, are spinning our wheels chasing after the wrong thing. We all know in our gut that achieving…

#Adulting

I recently found this letter I wrote to my parents and just about died laughing remembering all the big feelings. Stick with it, I promise not to leave you hanging…

Homework

I’ve concluded there are two types of “smart” people in this world. Some people learn to do their homework, turn it in timely, pay attention in class and make great…

Cabo Wabo

You guys – WE FINALLY DID IT! Our small group of almost 10 years embarked on our first ever legit, no kids allowed, vacation this summer. I guess we’re adult…

Summer Camp 2016

This year marked the 7th annual “Bid Daddy Gene and Nana K Summer Camp” at Lake LBJ. Every summer mom’s side of the family gathers for a long weekend together, complete…

Paper Plate Dinosaurs

Summer Camp 2016 was all about dinosaurs, including this cute craft that worked for all the kiddos from 2 – 12. Supplies: paper plates, scissors, clothes pins, glue and paint…

Summer Backyard Games

Here are two fun summer games you can play in your backyard. The kiddos are guaranteed to have a ball while you cool off inside on the porch with a drink…

Homemade Dinosaur Fossils

Have you guys heard of salt dough? It’s a dream activity for large groups of kids because it only has 3 ingredients, so it’s a breeze to prep! This summer, we…

Because I Don’t Know What to Say

I can’t stop thinking about Orlando. As tragedies increase in scale and number around the world, I feel like I have to acknowledge it and respond, but I have no…