Train Like a Mother…we like pie and have no free time

Hey Moms! It is that time of year again. The season of overflowing candy, cakes, pies and parties has begun! I mean seriously, is it wrong that I have already been drooling and dreaming

Football 101 for Charlotte Moms: Part Two

Oh Panthers, this is bad. I am writing this post while watching our team get dominated by the Green Bay Packers. The looks of disappointment are filling my living room. The high from previous

New Momma Musings: 1st Birthday Bash (on a Budget!)

One year …OMG! Never before have I thought of a single year as such a big accomplishment, time warp, and “OMG how did I make it through a year?” all at once. Nor have

DIY paint & pumpkins

Oh, the dreaded rainy days, being stuck in the house with a baby who is crawling and pulling up on everything. We were struggling to find things to do indoors this past weekend, thank the Lord

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness: Acknowledging the Loss of a Baby

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan designated October as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month; since then, many families in countries world-wide acknowledge October 15 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day with the lighting

Football 101 for Charlotte Moms: Part One

Let’s hear it for the Panthers!  We are having a solid season thus far. The Panthers were 3 and 2 up until the exciting tied game with the Bengals this past Sunday.  For those

Guest Post | Fall Fashion for Kids

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they’re gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that’s a joy. – Liam Neeson Truer

Does Your Job Care that you are a Mother?

According to the Alliance for Work-Life Progress, October is National Work and Family Month, and that got me thinking about what it really means to have and successfully support a job and a family

Your Wellness Coach – Grocery Store Tour

A few weeks ago, I met with Maureen Carlomagno, owner and lead coach at Your Wellness Coach, a locally owned and operated health-coaching business.  As you may recall from a prior post about Your Wellness

My Favorite Things for The Newborn Days

On September 17th, my husband and I welcomed our third baby into the world. She joins her two big brothers – a 3 1/2 year old and a 22 month old – in the