• Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 8}

    Here is what has changed in my eight days of not drinking… One full week of not drinking has come and gone. So what is different about my life? I have…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 7}

    Is it difficult to not drink each evening? Today is Tuesday, the seventh day of my journey. I’ve made it one week without alcohol!  It actually wasn’t as difficult as I…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 6}

    Some sobering thoughts from a book I’m reading… So I have mentioned several times that I’m reading a book during this period of sobriety. It’s called Almost Alcoholic. I’m going to warn…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 5}

    My thoughts on an interesting and timely article that came my way today… A friend who knew I was doing this sobriety stint alerted me to an article she saw in…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 4}

    Day 4 was the hardest day for me yet. The fourth day of my sobriety experiment, Saturday, was definitely the hardest so far. It was a day where wine would have…

  • Parenting

    9 Best Things About Back to School

    Here are my favorite things about the back-to-school season! Here in Virginia we started school last week, but I know a lot of other people are just starting up this week…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 3}

    I gained some insight from a helpful book. First of all, call off the Amber Alert– I did find Lilly‚Äôs lunch box. I went back to the last place I remembered…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 2}

    The first day of school usually ends with a celebration of sorts…not this time! Ahhh, the first day of school…such a momentous occasion in the life of a stay-at-home-mom. Or any…

  • Parenting

    The Sobriety Diaries {Day 1}

    Hangovers…the reason why I am quitting alcohol for thirty days. Honestly, if I didn’t get such bad hangovers, I probably wouldn’t be doing this sobriety stint right now. But I get…

  • Parenting

    Am I Doing This Wrong?

    I feel like I messed up vacation. I’ve been home from vacation for over a week now and I’m starting to reflect on my trip. Expectations were high…eight days and seven…

  • Parenting

    Swim, Snack, Repeat

    Why is summer stressing me out? While it feels (to me) like summer has been going on for months now, truthfully it has only been a few weeks. Why is it…

  • Guilty Pleasures

    Amazon Prime Day is Here!

    Thirty hours of Prime Day deals start now! Happy Amazon Prime Day! Yep, it’s that time of year again when Amazon rolls out awesome deals in honor of all of us…

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