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Category: Mommyhood

A Day at Dollywood with a Toddler

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.* I wouldn’t suggest going to a theme park with a toddler unless you are very prepared. And even still, something will likely go wrong. Luckily, we chose a theme park that has sections catered toward toddlers. This was a tremendous help! It was great to actually be able to ride rides with her. If you’re considering Dollywood and you’re bringing a toddler along, I hope this post helps prepare you. It’s always best to plan ahead but we all know how unpredictable toddlers are! You need…

Two Full Days in Savannah with Kids

**This was one of those times where I wrote half a post and then forgot about it. So this actually happened over a year ago – whatttt. Time flies. But here it is!** A few weekends ago, our little family hopped in the car for 2 full days in Savannah. Savannah with kids can be a challenge! I mean, there are bars galore! It’s definitely a city I’ve always frequented as an adult. How was it going to be WITH the kids? I was a little nervous but I also didn’t want to pass…

Happy Birthday, Angel Baby

Maybe you would have been a day early like your sister. Maybe you’d be on time like your brother. Maybe you’d be late like your mama. But I’ll never know your story and so I’ll write it for you. June 1st would have been my due date. You would have brought me sunshine in my saddest month. When I got pregnant with you, sweet child, I didn’t know if I could do it. Your due date month was the same month as my mom’s birthday. It was also the same month as the day…

I’m Here For It – Grieving for Mamas and Angel Babies

Over the last year, I have been inundated with emails, blog comments, instagram DMs, facebook messages, etc, from women who have lost their moms, moms who have lost their moms, dads who have lost their wives, etc. I have woken up to these messages. I’ve gone to sleep to these messages. I even got one on my birthday. If you’re here, then there’s a good chance you found me from an article I wrote on Motherly. Or, perhaps, you found me googling grieving your mother. Or, maybe you found me for my motherhood and…

Hattie in ONEderland

If you know me even a bit, you probably know that I love to throw a party. I relate to Leslie Knope in this sense – everything should be celebrated! And if your baby girl is turning one?! Well, that calls for an epic cake, a theme that corresponds with her age, and lots of fun activities. I have always been obsessed with quotes from Alice in Wonderland. Hattie’s nursery was adorned with wildflowers and the quote “Don’t you know she’s a wildflower?” from Alice in Wonderland is displayed on her wall…