• Just Cause

    How to Set and Achieve Goals

    Life happens. I get it! We get wrapped up in our daily tasks and before we know it the years have flown by and we feel like all those things we said we wanted to do are nowhere closer to being done. I have two young kids and someone recently told be that the days are long, but the years fly by. This could not be a better summary of my life and I am sure you are feeling the same! So what do we do about it? How do we get out of the daily rut and start taking action towards the life we want to live? GOALS!! I…

  • Parenting

    Why we decided to Sleep Train

    This can be a controversial subject, but what parenting topic isn’t? For some people (me and my husband) it wasn’t a question of whether we would sleep train. It was more about when is the right time and what method do we use? Once I went back to work, it wasn’t so obvious which one of us was going to get up for the middle of the night feeding. I was thoroughly exhausted from working all day, pumping and secretly struggling with postpartum depression. So, my husband picked up some of the night shift. By Wednesday that week, he came home with a brilliant idea – sleep training. He was…

  • Travel

    Sandy Beaches in Dallas, Texas?

    Oh yes! Dallas is known for its shopping and eating, but there are also a few natural gems around town. This is one we stumbled on by complete accident, but I think we will be back!! My husband’s truck was in need of some maintenance and he found a Ford dealership in Grand Prairie that would help him out on a Saturday. They were going to need his truck for most of the day. So me being the planner that I am, I thought – why not take advantage of this situation and explore this area of town? I hopped online and started researching places to swim. The only downfall…

  • Parenting

    Must Have Newborn Products

    Hey there! Since you are here, I am going to assume you are preparing for a new baby!! Congratulations!! You are in for the ride of your life, but don’t worry cause the list of must haves below will give you peace of mind in this new chapter. I now have 2 babies – and yes, even though they are almost 2 and 3 and a half, they will  A L W A Y S  be my babies! My first list of must haves when there was just one baby is a little different than the products I used with baby number 2, so as I go along I will…

  • Parenting

    How to enjoy the transition to 2 kiddos

    CONGRATULATIONS!! I am so happy for you and your family and I can’t wait for you to join the family of 4+ group!! It is going to be an amazing experience with some V E R Y rough patches, but you are strong and you are going to get through those tough times being the best mommy you can be! And you are not alone. You have your husband/partner, family, friends and of course – M E !! Every family is different and for that matter, every mom is different, so what I share here today is not some silver bullet that is going to make everything perfect in every…