Month: July 2016

Why this mom loves Pokemon Go

How to use Pokemon Go for good If you haven’t heard of Pokemon Go…you have either been in a coma for the past few months OR you live in a cave with no access to the outside world. Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm and I love it. A stupid game for 20’something year olds? I think not. Pokemon Go is a great game for the whole family to play…which is why you need it, now! (more…)

Today will be better.

Today will be betterI don’t know any mom that goes to bed at night thinking “wow, everything today went perfect…just like yesterday! I did everything right and my kids were perfect too!” If you are out there, please email me…we need to talk. For the rest of us, the struggle is real. And I am not talking about trying to get melted marshmallows out of the car seat or figuring out what to make for dinner. I am talking about every day….second guessing, comparing, doubting, and feeling bad about…well almost everything. But, today…today will be better. (more…)

How to get to the pool…with 3 kids!

pool-1227098_1920It is a beautiful day. The sun is shining and the weather app on my phone said it is going to be in the mid 90’s…so the pool it is! I love being at the pool with the girls…getting there is another story! My 2 year old wakes us up at 6:30 am every day, so we are super lucky to get an early start on the day. How does the morning work with getting everything packed and 3 kids ready and out the door? Well, something like this… (more…)

Surviving the Summer with Kids

Survive the summer The days are long, the air is warm, and the fridge is bare…yup, it’s summer! Every year, I tell myself that “this summer will be the best summer yet!” I make a mental list of all the things I am going to do different. I make a list of all the places and things we will do…and then poof, just like that the summer is over. I always look back and remember having a great time with my girls…and exhaustion, I always remember being super tired! But, we have fun. Every day is packed with fun! So, how do I do it? Here are my tricks to having a great summer and surviving to talk about it! (more…)

I am learning to juggle…working mommy goes back to school!

Being a working mom and going back to schoolI am doing it…and I am doing the best I can! Juggling working full time and going back to school was tough before I had kids. Once I had my first daughter, I had to put my studies on a time out. That time out lasted longer then I would have liked, but I am back at it! A lot has changed in the past 5 years as it relates to working professionals getting their masters. Now, there are so many online options. This is great for working moms…heck this is great for everyone! Here is how I am juggling it all…did I mention I don’t know how to juggle! (more…)