I was naive. So, so naive.

You know when you’re young and fresh and 18, heading out on that big adventure called college? Leaving home for the first time, we felt like we were making the leap into adulthood. If only. I’m reliving those days a bit over at Letters for Lucas, where Tonya has graciously asked me to share something […]

Don’t forget to bring a towel!

Hello, world, it’s been a while! You’ll have to excuse my absence. We’ve been living the life of road trips (1), parties (2), and stomach bugs (3). And some nights I have to say that I wanted to be here, but then I just had a stronger urge to watch me some Downton Abbey. I […]

What I {Really} Want for Mother’s Day

First off, thank you all for you good wishes and happy thoughts for Listen to Your Mother. It. Was. Awesome. More to come on that, but I’m wiped and can’t form a coherent thought right now to express my feelings toward it. But I will say that as much as I was wanting the anxiety […]

How to get through to your preschooler without losing your mind

I am VERY excited today to host one of my favorite people in twitter and blog land, Dr. Deborah Gilboa from Ask Dr. G. Dr. G (if we ever meet I’m pretty sure I will still call her Dr G instead of her actual first name) is a Board Certified Family Physician and mother of […]

The Ultimate House Cleaning Checklist

I wonder…Are you one of those people who has it together enough to clean your house every day? Or do you feel like you’re constantly fighting a losing battle? Today I’m honored to be featured over at Wonder, Friend. Missy just revealed her shiny new site design and a new guest posting series, and I […]

How Proper Keyword Density can help get your blog ranked for Keywords you want

Happy Monday, everyone! Today I have a very informative guest post from my friend Tim. I got to know Tim on Twitter, and he is seriously one of the nicest dudes out there. He’s generous with the retweets and always checks in to see how his tweeps are doing.   But aside from that, Tim […]

Wedded Bliss?

Can anyone tell me if my house is still standing? Or have the children gone all Lord of the Flies on my husband? Yes, I’m still gone! I’m having a great time! I may never come back! Wait, it gets wicked cold up here in Iowa in the winters. I’m not made for that. Ok, […]

Bitnami