Why being a single mom is a reason not an excuse

Why being a single mom is a reason not an excuse

There is nothing that irritates me more than someone who asks me “What’s your excuse this time?” when I turn down plans or forget to reply to a group chat message. Don’t get me wrong, I have used this as an excuse before. What mom hasn’t used their kids as the fall-guy to get out [...]

Easter Sunday Sides

Easter Sunday Sides

This isn’t one of my traditional blog posts but I thought it would be fun to share my amateur recipes and get some feedback from other families’ on their favorites! Easter for my family is like a mini Thanksgiving. My parents usually host Easter lunch at their house and provide the ham, drinks, and decor, [...]

Reasons you should travel with your young kids

Reasons you should travel with your young kids

How many times as a parent have you heard the phrase “They’re not going to remember it anyways.”? How many times have you started to plan a trip with a baby/toddler in tow and chickened out by the shear amount of packing required? As a young single mom, I had horrible post-partum anxiety and I [...]

Sh*tty Mom A Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us: Book Review

Sh*tty Mom A Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us: Book Review

Title: Sh*tty Mom: A Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us Authors: Karen Moline, Mary Ann Zoellner, Alicia Ybarbo, Laurie Kilmartin Pages: 225 Happyasamother Rating: 10/10 Genres: Funny, Parenting, Humor, Entertainment This book is FUNNY you guys. I have gotten friends who despise reading to read this book and they thank me for it later. [...]

Surviving Spring Break: Mom Guilt Edition

Surviving Spring Break: Mom Guilt Edition

Spring break… two words that strike both excitement and fear in the hearts of anyone with school aged children. OF COURSE it is exciting to watch the kids get a much needed break from the everyday monotony of school, but it can also cause hurdles for both working and stay at home parents. In the [...]

So You Joined A Gym

So You Joined A Gym

So you made the decision to take charge and lose the baby weight (is it still considered baby weight if your youngest is four? ... moving on) You pinned on Pinterest, followed 10+ fitness models on Insta and finally came to the decision to join a gym. You have your sitter in place, you are [...]