My 7 Favorite Things I LOVE About Landon

  Landon turns 7 years old today. Yes, I have a 7-year-old. Landon’s birthday is always such a reminder of so many things – most importantly, how he changed my life for the better when he showed up 10 days past his due date. But besides just becoming a mother for the first time in…

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Get Relaxed for Self-Care

The medical definition of self-care is “to care for oneself.” There are lots of definitions for relax but I like “to cast off social restraint, nervous tension, or anxiety.” Now ask yourself how often you do either one. I challenge you to schedule (yes, put it in a calendar) a relaxing self-care appointment 1-2 times…

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6 Things I LOVE Most About Landon

I had promised myself I would write a blog post like this on each of my son’s birthdays, however, I’ve been about as consistent about doing this as I have been about writing in their baby books. So far I’ve done it once for Landon when he turned 4 and once for Liam when he…

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Stressing Over Traveling with Kids?

Some of us shudder when we think about traveling with our kids and, for others, it’s no big thing… I think I probably fall somewhere in between. I will say that, as with anything, planning is key to traveling (a little less) pain-free. From in the airport to on the plane, I’m here to offer…

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The Best Homemade Playdough

There are tons of homemade playdough recipes out there floating around. I’ve had quite a few friends ask me for my recommendation, and I’m making it with my boys tomorrow . . . so I thought I’d share it. I’ve tried a few variations, but this is the one I like the best. Here’s why…

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