Father's Day is sexy

Why Father’s Day is Kinda HOT!

I’ve read it. I’ve seen it. I’ve felt it. Motherhood… with the spit up, lack of sleep, squirting boobs, and toddlers that awaken from their restful slumber at the first utterance of the words…...
being a dad is hard

5 Reasons Being a Dad Stinks! (…But Not Really)

I’ve known my entire life that I wanted to be a dad. It started when I was little and looked up to my own father. He was funny, smart, strong and was always there. ...
dads night out ideas

Dad’s Night Out Ideas

Don't get me wrong, I love a good Mom's Night Out. Dinner and drinks with the ladies, a girly flick at Alamo Drafthouse, heck, even some freshly brewed coffee and a book discussion has me...
becoming a dad

You’re Not The Dad I Thought You’d Be

To my husband,  I like to think we have a love story Shakespeare would envy.    Truth is, we don't. We've had incredible highs and unimaginable lows. We aren't a love story found in a book. We...
give up

I Choose To “Give Up”

There are so many things that I still want to accomplish in life; owning more real estate, flipping a house, achieving a higher level of education, investing more time in friends and relationships, traveling...
father's day gift guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

When I think back on Father’s Day as a child I remember my Dad grilling hamburgers outside, playing t-ball at the park, and showering him with homemade cards. My sisters, mom, and I spent...
Mother's Day Disappointment

Mother’s Day Disappointment

After the Mother’s Day tornado, after all the dishes and trash had been cleared, exhausted, my Mom and I sat down and we said, “That’s not what we wanted at all.” Our house had been...
keepsake gift

The Best Keepsake Gift From My Husband

When my son Hudson was born ten years ago, like any new momma, I KNEW that I was going to document everything, not only through photos, but also in his beautiful baby book. I...

Dad’s Gift Guide

For some, holiday shopping is an adrenaline rush. For others, it's an annual headache served with a side of long lines and out-of-stock disappointments. About half of the names on my Christmas list are...

5 Books That Spark Imagination in Children

In an age of screen time coming at ya from every angle, it is a sweet respite to curl up with a good book.  I feel like my daughter has a HUGE appreciation for...