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

A THANK YOU LETTER TO NAPTIME


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

A Letter To My Son


Life of a Mom

It’s hard to believe it’s already been 5 years.  Mommy is so proud of the young man you are becoming.  You are kind, compassionate and have a genuine concern for others.  You’re not my baby anymore.  You’re my big boy going to big boy school.  I knew this day would come…just not so soon.  As […]

June 7, 2018

How I Get My Kids To Eat Veggies


Life of a Mom

How many times can a kid eat chicken nuggets before they get tired of them? Seriously, I want to know!  When I plan our menu for the week I am always looking for different dinner options for the kids.  Very seldom do they eat the same thing as me and my husband.  And, very seldom […]

May 29, 2018

Mothers I Love – My Mama


Life of a Mom, Life of Leigh

Writing this series has been amazing!  It felt good to memorialize the memorable moments I’ve shared with all the mothers in my life.  It came easy because I was truly writing from the heart.  Now that it’s time to do the same for the most important woman in my life, I’m stuck.  I don’t know […]

May 12, 2018

Mothers I Love – My Grandmothers


Life of a Mom, Life of Leigh

When I think about my grandmothers one word comes to mind: BLESSED!  I am truly blessed to have both of my grandmothers alive and well.  They are both amazing and almost the opposite of the other.  But they have one thing in the common, they are loyal.  Loyal beyond words!  Their love for their families […]

May 9, 2018