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My unforeseen best friend, Teresa

“Nobody can ever love you like I do. Not because they won’t try, not because you aren’t worthy but because I am your mother.” I remember hearing this growing up... Read More

I love my babies but I think I love saving money even more…

My son Luke will be 6 months soon and it gives me a great sense of mommi pride to know that we haven’t had to run to the store for... Read More

The Day I Gave Birth is Not the Day I Became a Mom

Many women would think of the day they gave birth as the day they became a mom. But, if you’ve read my blog “I Thought My Husband Was the Pullout... Read More

The Day I Was Reborn

Let’s rewind to when I first found out I was pregnant. I just moved to Fredericksburg,VA and started working at a new job. Almost 2.5 months later on August 25th,... Read More

The day I became a mother- Adoption Story

We decided to adopt our son through the foster care system. I talk a whole lot about that here. For us, private adoption was never really on the table for... Read More

“Gimme a minute” -My birth story and how I wasn’t ready to hold my babies

Was one of the best days of my life; I just didn’t know it yet. I held the very essence of my new life wrapped in a 6 ½lb bundle.... Read More

The day(s) I became a Mom…

It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn't believe she... Read More

The Day the Magic Began…

It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn't believe she... Read More

The Day I Became A Mom Changed Me

I was pregnant with my first child at twenty-three years old and two years into my first marriage. It was also nearing the time to start my masters degree program.... Read More

When Nothing Goes As Planned: The Day I Became A Mom

I am filled with so many different emotions whenever I reflect on the day that I became a mom. This eventful day consisted of highs, lows, excitement, fear, frustration, happiness... Read More

Ayesha Curry Saved My Marriage!

Clicking on it and skimming through the article I came across the part where she does say, “...Just making sure that we put each other first, even before the kids,... Read More

I’m a Mom…and Four Other Reasons I Need Therapy!

THERAPY... for reasons unbeknownst to me, there’s this stigma in the black community that the T word is negative. Think about all of the specialist that you see throughout... Read More

The Exploration & Learning Continues Indoors at Conner Prairie

We are always looking for fun places to visit with our boys. Not too far from home in Hamilton County is a wonderful outdoor museum called Conner Prairie. Known for... Read More

Four Places for Action-Packed Indoor Fun in Hamilton County

Is your family looking for something fun to do but the weather isn’t cooperating? If you answered yes like our family, you’ll love the four ways we found to have... Read More

Let Little Imaginations Run Wild At The Muncie Children’s Museum

Our recent adventures took us to the Muncie Children’s Museum in Downtown Muncie. This hidden gem provided a day of fun and imaginative play! Muncie Children’s MuseumMy youngest son and I... Read More

NO TIME FOR THE GYM? 3 EXERCISE TIPS FOR BUSY MOMS

I don’t have time! I mean… I really don’t have time! So over the years, I have developed ways to sneak in a workout that is perfect for a busy... Read More

Your Last Minute Tax Guide

As much as we dread April 15th that day comes around every year like clockwork. The moment of truth is less than one week away. Have you procrastinated this year... Read More

Stop Telling Me How to Discipline My Kids!

Ugh! I don’t know what it is about people thinking it’s okay to give their opinions on how to discipline children that aren’t theirs. I mean seriously? Mind your own... Read More

The Best Gift In Life

Finally, the day we had been waiting for was finally here. I thought I would have a natural birth, but that didn’t happen. After 23 hours of labor, my doctor... Read More

Securing our Legacy Part III: Preparing Our Children to Manage Generational wealth

Although I did not grow up in poverty, I also wasn’t born into wealth. My husband jokes all the time about how I grew up “rich”, which couldn’t be further... Read More