Blog Posts

Feb 12, 2018
By Tracy Lane
My kindergartner might not be a professional decorator yet, but she is an excellent listener. She jolted out of the car before I’d even shifted into park in our garage. She beelined for the recycle bin, digging deep for the Nike box she remembered we finally discarded from Christmas gifting.
“Momma, you aren’t allowed to help me. Because I don’t even need your help. I’m big now. I know just how I want to decorate my box!”
Feb 4, 2018
Looking for a fun and easy craft that your creative littles will love for Valentine's Day? Oh, and did we mention it’s adorable AND affordable?! You’ll only need a few things:

Wooden beads (we ordered ours on amazon but you can find them at a craft store too!) 
Jan 25, 2018
By Tracy Lane
If I counted the number of times in a day that I remembered I forgot something, well I’d be a really good counter. And a really good rememberer. Which just isn’t true about me. If we’re honest it’s not true about most of us as moms.
We certainly don’t mean to forget our kids’ backpacks, our change of workout clothes for after the office sweat, our son’s soccer jersey, or our husband’s birthday. But we are so busy. And so tired. Remembering doesn’t come easy.  
Jan 11, 2018
You’re probably settling into the back to school haze. Lunches, collared shirts, itchy socks, bedtime stories while the sun’s still shining. A friend recently said, “I feel like my child has a whole world without me now.” It’s certainly a transition back into the swing of school and time apart.
Jan 4, 2018
Moms, do you remember, as little girls, playing house with your dolls?  Playing the role of mom seemed so magical and truly glamourous.   When I was pregnant, at the age of 27, I was told far too many times that motherhood was going to change my life.   My husband and I never really knew if that was meant to be a good thing, a bad thing, or a little of both.
 
Dec 21, 2017
By Tracy Lane
Dec 15, 2017
It’s almost Christmas! Which is dreamy, magical, cozy, and sometimes also complicated. Maybe you’re juggling kids out of school while trying to still work an 8-5 schedule. Maybe your kids don’t do well out of routine. Maybe you have extra kids in the house who you only get to see a few times a year.
 
Dec 8, 2017
If it’s falling on you to get everyone together this holiday season, we’re here to help. I know it can feel overwhelming. The questions quickly come: who should we invite to join us and how many can fit in our very average-sized, average-decorated, average-messy home.
We all want festive, meaningful, cozy, and well…perfect.
Nov 27, 2017
Have you ever wanted to do something bigger than yourself? For more than just your family? To change the world outside of the walls of your home?
But felt it impossible to make a difference in the middle of your own hectic momlife survival?
Nov 22, 2017
I asked my husband for his best Black Friday shopping tips. “Don’t go,” he said. I guess he doesn’t want me to save on our family’s Christmas list this year! So if, like me, you happen to love the crowds, the craze, but mostly the deep discounts then here’s your cheat sheet for making the most of the Black Friday deals.