Your Tribe: It Really Does Take a Village

“It takes a village.” We’ve all heard – and probably uttered – these words before. When I became a mom almost five years ago, I was immediately overwhelmed by the sheer generosity of family,

Easy, Breezy Mom Beauty

I am pretty far from being a girly girl. I grew up a tomboy in a family of all boys. Clothes and make-up didn’t really appeal to me until I got to college. I

Ultrasound Paintings by Inner Child Art Studio – Incredibly Unique Baby Shower Gift

Hi Mamas! As you ladies know, I am a lover of art. One of my goals with the The Charlotte Moms Blog is to share my love of art, but also introduce you to

New Momma Musings: Confessions of a Nursing Newbie

I have exclusively nursed little man for 10 months (using a bottle of pumped milk at daycare). I am still going strong, but whew!!! No one prepared me for how challenging this was going to be!

Guide to Summer in Charlotte

Can you believe it’s already the middle of July?! In case the novelty of summer vacation has worn off in your house – or if you’re simply looking for new ways to play with

Stuck in a rut, and thankfulness.

It feels like I became a mom just as the transition from “mommy wars” to “we’re all in this together ladies, let’s encourage and hug each other daily” began. I know there are still

Staying School Ready

While we are only about halfway through the summer, it is not too early to start thinking about heading back to school in the fall. Regardless of whether your kids have been in daycare,

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Sometimes when I am sitting on park benches at the playground, or walking down Target aisles, I glance and see other moms, wrestling with their kids or kissing little knee ouchies or walking away

Giggle Bites – A Review

I must admit that I was shocked when I became so obsessed with what my son was eating once he entered the realm of solid foods. I quickly decided that it was best for

Choosing the Right Family Car

  If I could go back and choose our family car again…I would choose differently!  First, let me start by saying my husband and I are not “new car” people.  We try very hard