Teaching Your Child to Pray (and leading by example)

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 One night when we were sitting down to eat supper, my daughter held her hands out to me. We hold hands every day but this was different. She wasn’t pulling me to … Read more Teaching Your Child to Pray (and leading by example)

20 Baby Items that Seasoned Moms Love (and new moms will want!)

When I was pregnant with my first, I tricked myself into thinking that my unborn child needed every single baby item on the market. I wanted everything to be shiny and new. *Cue the laughter of seasoned moms* Fast-forward 3 years and I now have a 6 month old that I lovingly refer to as … Read more 20 Baby Items that Seasoned Moms Love (and new moms will want!)

15 Phrases I Learned from My Southern Mama

Southerners pride ourselves on our food, our accents and our upbringing. We love Jesus . . . but we cuss a little and our mamas taught us that pearls are always in style. When you cross the Mason-Dixon line, it’s like crossing into another world. Our words are long and days are longer. Our tea … Read more 15 Phrases I Learned from My Southern Mama

17 Things Stay-at-home-Moms Want Their Husbands To Understand

All mothers have their days. The ones filled with frustration when you can’t bear to think of calming another temper tantrum or washing one more load of laundry. Wouldn’t it be great to have your husband understand every emotion you’re feeling? We all know that men and women are hardwired differently when it comes to showing and … Read more 17 Things Stay-at-home-Moms Want Their Husbands To Understand

10 Post-Labor Pains To Prepare For

10 post-labor pains you should prepare for and how to remedy [most] of them. Okay, ladies. You’re about to push a baby out of your hooch. Then what? There are a few things you should know. This post isn’t meant to scare you but to prepare you for the inevitable. There will be blood, there will be pain … Read more 10 Post-Labor Pains To Prepare For

DIY Bunny Door Hanger

How to make your own bunny door hanger for spring. Spring is on it’s way!  Upon walking through the seasonal aisle with my 3 year old, I noticed that there wasn’t anything I’d like to display in my home.  The plastic grass and cheap eggs weren’t doing it for me.  Let me tell you, they … Read more DIY Bunny Door Hanger

Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding Recipe

(Recipe by Paula Deen) Level: Easy Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6-8 bananas, sliced 2 bags of Chessmen cookies or 1 and a half boxes of Nilla Wafers One 12 ounce container of whipped cream One 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk One 8 ounce package of cream cheese 2 cups milk One 5 ounce box … Read more Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding Recipe

How to Make Your Own State String Art

As a native North Carolinian, I may be biased but isn’t this NC string art fabulous?  If you love that ‘rustic’ look like I do,  hammer some nails into a piece of wood (bonus points for salvaging and reusing older nails), wrap some string or twine around them and you’ve got yourself a decor piece … Read more How to Make Your Own State String Art

5 Tips to Survive Your First Year of Motherhood

So you’re about to become a mom.  Congratulations!  There is nothing more rewarding and wonderful than being a mother.  During my first pregnancy, I had such a mix of emotions.  I was so excited to meet my baby and scared shitless about whether I would be a good mother.  Almost 4 years later, the firstborn … Read more 5 Tips to Survive Your First Year of Motherhood

Ten Empowering Films to Watch with Your Daughter

My daughter is 3.  She’s not exactly at the age where we can bond over chocolate, home pedicures and gush over Sam Heughan in a kilt.  (I can’t wait!) She does however, eat all of my chocolate, smudge my wet nail polish and knows the entirety of The Skye Song.  Did I mention I was … Read more Ten Empowering Films to Watch with Your Daughter