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

Mothers I Love – My Aunts

Life of a Mom, Life of Leigh

AUNTIE PHYLLIS My Auntie PhyLlis is my mom’s oldest sister.  She is the nurturer.  All my summers growing up were spent at my aunt’s house in Texas.  She had all the girls to herself.  Now that I’m a mom, I know she is a Saint!  We weren’t bad and we never did anything to disrespect […]

May 8, 2018

Mothers I Love – My Cousins

Life of a Mom, Life of Leigh

When People celebrate their birthdays for an entire month we all know it’s just an excuse to party for an extended period of time.  Why can’t other holidays be the same?  This year I’m celebrating Mother’s day for an entire week.  Each day I will be honoring mothers in my family.  You will learn about […]

May 7, 2018

5 Free Weekend Activities For The Kids

Life of a Mom

I am always on the hunt for free or inexpensive activities to do with my kids.  I browse my local community papers, subscribe to online newsletters and just plain ‘ol google for things to do.  There are science classes, art classes, music classes, you name it!  But there is one problem… they are all on […]

May 2, 2018

Story Time: I Was “That Mom”

Life of a Mom

 Confession: I was “THAT MOM”! One day after work me and my boys went to dinner with my mom.  We landed on Panera because the boys really like their mac-n-cheese.  While they weren’t the best behaved in Panera, they weren’t terrible either.  They were just…loud.  I’m pretty sure they have no inside voice.  Or they […]

April 30, 2018

My Go To Pinterest Meal

Life of a Mom, Life of a Wife

If you’re like me you are constantly looking for meals to make that are quick, easy and pleasing to your family.  I am constantly scrolling Pinterest (follow me here) for a meal to add to our weekly meal plan.  So, I will save you some time and bring to you my tried and true Pinterest […]

April 25, 2018

Keeping a Schedule

Life of a Mom

It’s 8pm and not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. This is my house Sunday – Thursday. When my family moved back to Florida my husband and I took the opportunity to make some changes.  Back in NY my oldest had a TV in his room and he went to bed watching a […]

March 31, 2018