Yesterday I was surprised by this enormous hornet’s nest. More than surprised really, it literally stopped me in my tracks. You see I walk this route fairly regularly. I’ve walked past this tree dozens of times but I’ve never noticed the hornet’s nest. Probably, because until very recently, the tree was covered in leaves. As…Continue Reading “What It Feels Like To Live With Anxiety”

My church feels like it’s imploding but I’m not leaving. I’m not staying because it’s all I know and it’s comfortable. (Believe me, it does not feel comfortable to be Catholic right now). I’m not staying because my parents are Catholic and I don’t want to disappoint them.  I’m not staying because I think this…Continue Reading “I’m Catholic and I’m Angry, But I’m Not Leaving”

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I on it waaaay more than I’ll actually admit to. It feels like a quick way to fill in gaps in my day. Waiting for kids at sports? Hop on Facebook. Sitting in the lobby waiting to pick up kids from school? Check out my Instagram feed….Continue Reading “If You Can’t Get Off Social Media, At Least Fill Your Feed With The Good Stuff”

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase an item through a link, I will receive a small commission. This helps me to fund my blog so that I can continue to provide you with free content.  If you are potty training, you are dealing with messes-it’s unavoidable. However, after potty training…Continue Reading “5 Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Clean When You Are Potty Training”

Summer is here! That means it’s reading for fun season! During the school year I’m usually reading a parenting book, but in the summer I toss the informational books and switch them out for novels! This summer I’m thrilled to be partnering with my friend Meredith of  Mom of the Year and lots of other amazing bloggers…Continue Reading “20 Books to Read this Summer Plus a Giveaway”