Low Cost “Kid Dates”


My recent posts are evidence that I take my self-care seriously.  Part of my self-care is to have alone time.  Just me, myself and I…that’s all I got in the end!  (Cue Beyoncé hair fan)  However, it also important to spend time with my boys.  It’s hard to find “kid date” spots that are not […]

November 18, 2018

My Self Care Routine

Life of Leigh

This post contains affiliate links.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. In my recent quest to no longer be “that friend” (Read about how I came to that realization here) I have implemented a self-care routine.  Here is my typical Sunday: 1.  Turn On The Crockpot This may seem weird to have […]

November 13, 2018

Potty Training Woes

Life of a Mom

THE. WORST. EVER. That about sums it up.  Potty training is the worst.  In my mind it was going to be easier this time around.  I’ve gone through it with one kid already.  I should be prepared the second time around. LIES. The second time around is just as annoying.  My oldest son was not […]

October 6, 2018


Life of a Mom, Life of Leigh

Games have been played, cartoons have been watched and lunch has been eaten.  Then, you show up.  I look forward to your arrival every Saturday and Sunday.  You are the most welcomed weekend guest.  Your arrival brings about a peace that passes all understanding.  Quiet fills the air.  When you’re around I’m able to be […]

September 23, 2018

How I Get My Kids To School On Time

Life of a Mom

My mom level just went up a notch.  My son started real school.  This brings a whole new meaning to my role as mom.  Now there is (real) homework, drop-off, pick-up, PTA, school fundraisers, tests…I’m tired just thinking about it! When both boys were at the same daycare our daily routine was set and executed […]

August 22, 2018


Life of Leigh

I have said this numerous times.  When I found out I was pregnant I was SCARED!  After I had my son the comfort of the hospital was nice.  I could push a button and a very nice lady would come to the room, get my bundle of joy and let me sleep.  When he was […]

June 17, 2018