Five Ways To Continue Education During The Summer


Life of a Mom

Summertime comes in and routine goes out the door.  Kids are excited to trade in teacher led lesson days for snacks and video games.  However, parents know that the lessons don’t end just because it’s summer.  I recently read that, on average, students lose 2 months of reading skills over the summer.  In addition, math […]

June 9, 2019

What They Didn’t Tell You About Being a Boy Mom


Life of a Mom

Boy moms everywhere are always warned about the amount of energy they have, how much they eat and how fast they grow.  And, all boy moms agonize over the lack of variety and options in the boys clothing section of any store.  But, there are some things that are never mentioned.  Here are 3 things […]

May 18, 2019

Walmart Grocery Pick-Up Service


Life of a Mom

The way my life is setup, the only time I can shop for groceries is on the weekends.  So, God forbid I have a busy weekend.  There have been many nights I think I can squeeze in a trip to the grocery store on a Monday night.  Do I even need to list all the […]

March 10, 2019

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