Find Your Inner Wonder Woman (with Chicken)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods and SheSpeaks. All opinions are entirely my own. WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Feeding my family becomes a laughable experience in my house. I often wonder if my littlest boy is ever going to move outside of the few things he is willing to eat. My oldest has a little better of a palate but still has an issue with trying new things. Sad…

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The ABCs of Motherhood: 26 Tips for Moms-To-Be

Becoming a mother is a wonderful, but challenging experience. In order to help expectant moms be better prepared, a helpful glossary is below for reference. The ABCs of Motherhood Anxiety: The experience of creating the most absurd worst-case scenarios in your head and then obsessing about them. Examples include worrying about the possible long-term side effects of the non-organic vegetables you served at dinner, and wondering if television really does rot the brain. These thoughts can occur at any given moment, though usually right as you are about to fall…

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Happy Father’s Day from #RealityMoms

It’s Father’s Day again. Sandy O’Brien from Creative Juice Group got crafty with a special Father’s Day video! Share it with all your favorite #RealityDads! Creative Juice Group was born in 2008 with a merger and rebranding of Flash Art (created in 1980) and Sandy O Studio (in 1986). The mission of this company is to provide interactive decor and stuff you just can’t find anywhere else for special events in the Philadelphia area. You can find more information on the Creative Juice Group website and follow SoCreativeJuice on Twitter. And…

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How We Grieve Without Losing Our Way

I spent the weekend nursing my children’s wounds.  Not new wounds—although Lottie did catch her finger in a door and Caden stepped on a tack.  This weekend I nursed the old grief that surfaces every now and again. Our social media highlight reel paints a picture of fun family time spent together this weekend.  We ran the Jingle Jog 5K, planted bulbs, and debuted one of our Nutcrackers (with two ballerinas in the family, one Nutcracker a holiday season isn’t enough).  The kids finished their homework and did their chores….

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Freshest Fast Food Salad on the Planet

  This is a sponsored post in partnership with Wendy’s restaurants. All parts of our story are our own! Food is always a struggle with being a working mom of two boys with hungry stomachs. Trying to get them fed before their game is nearly impossible and grabbing fast food is always the first on deck when life gets in the way and my kids complain about being hungry. Getting my boys to eat something other than burger and fries is always a challenge.  Getting them to eat a salad?…

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