When my husband and I moved to Memphis and started growing our home together, we knew we wanted to rescue dogs.  In fact, we already had our eye on Orson while we were still on the east coast.  We...

Listen to Your Body

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During those dark days of potty training, an oft-heard refrain around our house was "listen to your body." Sure, we took our children to the bathroom at regular intervals, but our ultimate goal was for them to internalize the...
Global warming. Climate change. Sustainability. Eco-friendly. Clean energy. I am certain that you have heard or read these buzzwords just about everywhere, but what do they mean? Quick breakdown: basically our planet is warming, becoming hotter than it needs...
Working from home: some of us do it out of choice, others out of necessity. Some with set schedules, others with more flexibility. Some solo, and others with spouses, roommates, and/or children present. Whatever the circumstance, working from home...
Earlier today a Facebook friend put up something on her personal social media. Typically I have a "keep scrolling" mentality and rarely make comments. But this particular topic is one that's trending and I respect the person who posted...
Moms! Why is it so hard for some of us to admit we need a break? Or even a little bit of help? Momming is tough, whether single or married. I mean, we have little people, and sometimes even big people,...
A strange realization hit me the other day: I'm going to miss this. As tired and frustrated as I am with all the little unexpected things parenting entails, I finally understand why those kind people on the other side always...
My struggles with my skin began in high school, when I developed cystic acne that was only cleared up with an Accutane prescription (aka, strong stuff). As I entered into young adulthood, my skin gradually calmed down and I...
Listen, I get it. This is a blog for moms, and here we are talking about Mother's Day again. Anyone else tired of hearing about all the awesome Mother's Day ideas/events/brunch spots and figuring out how to tell your...
My husband is a better mom than me. He matches my daughter's energy, he's the one she goes to when she gets hurt, and he's the go-to parent to deal with emergencies. After all, that's what moms do, right? When...

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Race for Reconciliation :: Our October Nonprofit of the Month {2021}

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With a mission to be one of the most positive and unifying voices on racial reconciliation in the country, Race for Reconciliation (R4R) is...