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Not Your Typical Mother’s Day tribute.

This isn't your typical Mother's Day tribute. It's not focused on giving advice, a top ten list of the qualities of a good mom or even my own mom.

First things first. Guess what?  Eeek! My fists are curled up in excitement and they’re covering my mouth and I’m just giddy! John agreed to guest post for me! It’ll be coming SOON. So watch out for it! Now..onto today: This is Not Your Typical Mother’s Day Tribute.   This is a different kind of Mother’s Day tribute. I’m not going to give you mom advice, a top ten list of the qualities of a good mom,…

March | Learns & Loves

March learns and loves.

March is gone! With that said, I think it’s important to take some time each month and look back to evaluate. Here are my learns and loves for March:   It hit me that in less than 8 weeks my first born will complete a major milestone in her life.  She will graduate high school. It’s sneaking up on me. I can’t believe it’s almost here! That’s all I really have to say about that….

Why I Don’t Shield My Kids


I don’t shield my kids, and let me tell you why. Not too long ago, Fuller House, starring Candace Cameron Bure aired on Netflix. Since then, I’ve seen dozens of articles about how disappointed people are with the show. And while I must admit that I was a tad surprised in episode 2 when DJ, Stephanie, and Kimmie went to a club, had tequila shots and “dirty danced”, I did not get offended and I’m…

This Mom’s One Direction concert experience!

One Direction

  Guess what??!!! On Tuesday night my two girls, one of their friends and I went to the One Direction concert at the BOK center in my hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was seriously one of the most energizing, fun, and happiest concerts that I’ve ever been too. We were able to score tickets on the 2nd row right in front of the stage! To top it off, there were 5 seats on the front…

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