Bonding over technology: Teaching dad how the tablet works #VZWVoices #Mom

I’m currently participating in the Verizon Moms Voices blogging program. I received a complimentary device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions. Jason (Levi’s dad) was over the other day and Levi taught him how to use apps on my tablet. It might have been one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. Part of the reason it was so adorable is because Levi totally has this tablet thing figured out. I have all of his {Read More}

Sad Halloween Memories

Halloween is by far my most favorite holiday out of the year. I absolutely love to decorate and dress up and host parties and all that jazz. Now that I get to share all of those things with Levi, I think it’s even more fun. Unfortunately, Halloween also comes with some very dark memories for me. In 2002, my Aunt Monica passed away in a car accident. As soon as I got the call from my grandmother, I left MN {Read More}

Forever Young: 5 Moments to Freeze Frame (Guest Post)

It’s an all too familiar sentiment shared by us mothers: time moves much too fast. One moment, we’re shoeless, carefree kids exploring the many mysteries of our own small world, and the next, we’re giving birth to our own precious children. And as if that didn’t happen fast enough, before we can blink again we’re watching them leave the nest, finish school, and start a family of their own. And we’re left awestruck and wondering, just where did the time {Read More}

Who Else Cried During The Lion King?

I don’t even try to hide it. I cried during The Lion King. When it first came out in theatres, my mom took me to see it. We both cried. And more importantly, we bonded. My mom and I have had a pretty difficult relationship. My parents divorced when I was really little (I think I was 5 or 6 years old? I was in Kindergarten, I know that much). My mom stayed in Florida, and my dad and I {Read More}