In the first weeks of parenting, new parents get advice from all directions. Whether they want it or not. When my son was born, we lived in North Carolina. Our county sent a health visitor to meet with each new...
We are smack dab in the middle of football season and I don't know about you, but at my house, football is IMPORTANT. I love college football (especially the Gamecocks). My husband loves professional football (especially the Carolina Panthers). Over...
Our Adoption Story Our adoption journey began in 2017 after two years of trying to conceive a child biologically. Adoption was always a way that my husband and I had talked about building our family, so after struggling with infertility...
Reading is a huge past time for me and all avid readers know when you find a good book you MUST share! If you haven't heard of "The Untethered Soul" by Michael Singer, it is imperative you give it...
I am a lover of words. I always have been, since I was nine and overjoyed that my parents bought me a typewriter for my birthday. This love continued through high school where I filled countless composition books with...
It's almost Halloween, and what better way to enjoy the upcoming festive holiday with your little one than with some fun, seasonal books? Not only are seasonal books great for getting into the spirit, but they are also great...
Growing up, one of my favorite holiday traditions was reading Christmas books during the month of December. These were books that stayed packed away in the attic the rest of the year, making them extra special. My favorite was...
A lot of my friends are talking about the book, The Care and Keeping of You by Valorie Schaefer.  Now I don't always jump on the bandwagon of book club popularity, but even as an adult woman, I still have...
Love SEC college football and your favorite team as much as we do? Want to share that love with your kids in a fun and educational way they are sure to enjoy? “That’s Not our Mascot” is a 14-book...
Once upon a time my mother would read to us every night. We would go from book to book and explore each experience and the feelings they created within us. We read everything from the hilarious Amelia Bedelia, tongue...
“One more, mama,” Nora says as I turn the final page and lay the well-worn book beside her. “One more” is her favorite catch phrase these days and while “one more” is used from cookies to episodes of Bubble...
In my home, we love Valentine's Day! It's the perfect excuse to eat candy, bake heart shaped cookies, and work on holiday inspired crafts with the kids. But gifts? That's a whole different story. If your husband is anything...
If you haven’t been introduced to the book, Girl, Wash Your Face, written by Ms. Rachel Hollis, please allow me. I read this book in April of this year at a time when I was feeling mommed-out. (Only moms...
Counting down to Christmas is almost as much fun as the holiday itself. Do a search on Pinterest and you can quickly become overwhelmed with all of the different advent calendars and ideas for counting down the days -...
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