Category: Just for Mom

It’s May and I’m Losing My Dang Mind

It’s May and I’m Losing My Dang Mind

I’m sitting here in my quiet kitchen.  Nobody else is home.  There’s no arguing, no begging for food, no ridiculous tween Disney show on the TV.  I’m writing and no one is bugging me. And you know what? I’d better enjoy it now, because it’s […]

80/10/10

80/10/10

(Today’s post has been pulled from some journaling I had done about 5 years ago.  For all of you still in the trenches with little ones, please know that we do remember.  We really do.  And for those of us whose kids are a bit […]

Trendsend Review #2 — Denim for Days!

Trendsend Review #2 — Denim for Days!

Well, friends, it’s that time again!  The lovely white Trendsend box has arrived at my door and my amazing husband got to work out his inner fashion photographer.  I got to try on some really cool clothes and you all now get to see them! […]

Lil’ Miss Personality Type

Lil’ Miss Personality Type

Where all my sociably introverted, Guardian, ISTJs who speak the Love Language of Quality time at? What?  You didn’t understand that, perhaps?  Well, I wouldn’t have either (or, not really, anyway) until this past week.  I have fallen head over heels in love with Anne […]

Dear Kohl’s, I Love You, We’re Through

Dear Kohl’s, I Love You, We’re Through

GAAAAHHHHHH!!!! I am just home from one of the single most frustrating experiences of my life.  OK, well maybe not my whole entire life.  (Overdramatic much?  Sheesh.)  But still… On a total whim, I ran into Kohl’s after work today since I had both a […]

Oh, the Places I (want to) Go!

Oh, the Places I (want to) Go!

It’s been too long.  My nomadic tendencies are rearing their multi-cultural heads again.  I am starting to feel the itch to book a flight, pack a suitcase, and head off into the wild blue yonder.  Where would I go?  What would I do and see […]

5 Reasons I’m A-OK With Gray at 40

5 Reasons I’m A-OK With Gray at 40

Everyone has that one special feature, don’t they?  For some, it’s their flawless skin.  Others might be known for their big, beautiful eyes.  Maybe it’s a person’s height, shining smile, beautiful lips, distinctive nose.  For me, though, it’s always been my hair. When I was […]

Early-Onset Tiredness: Are you affected?!

Early-Onset Tiredness: Are you affected?!

Have you experienced any of the following symptoms at or before 7:30 pm? yawning lethargy apathy drooping eyelids general lack of interest in surroundings a need to “just close your eyes for a minute” or “check your eyelids for holes” inability to focus as you […]

Going to a Ball and Rent the Runway: A Recap and Review

Who has two thumbs, rented a cocktail gown, and went to a real-life ball last weekend?  THIS GIRL! The husband and I decided to kick up our heels and support a wonderful cause all at the same time.  Along with another couple, we attended the […]

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

If you would have told me a year ago that there were Catholic podcasts to listen to, I’m not sure I would have believed you. If you had told me a year ago that I’d eventually have ten of them set to automatically download to my […]