For the love of moms

May 8, 2016

Today is Mother’s Day and leading up to this day I’ve seen strangers ask my kids “what are you going to do for your mom on Mother’s Day?” And this always makes me smile because they are 4 and 2 years old.
What could they possibly do for me?!

What Mothers Day means to me

On the surface,  I will do everything for them on Mother’s Day. I will still wake them up, cook them breakfast, brush their teeth, get them dressed, and do everything and anything for them until the day I no longer can…every day.

In reality, they do more for me each and every day than they will ever understand. Everything they do makes me a mom. I wouldn’t be a mom without them. I wouldn’t be the person I am without them. They have twisted, turned, and molded me into this role of their mom. With every cry, tear, smile, worry, laugh, panic attack, and hug they have made me the mom I am today. 

I cherish every one of those cries, tears, smiles, worries, laughs, panic attacks, and hugs…because more of those means more life as a mom. 

 I want to pour love and prayers over all moms, current and future moms. Moms who have kids here on earth and up in heaven. Moms who gave birth and moms who adopted or foster their precious gifts.  All you moms are the strongest people I know. There is no stronger love than a mother’s love. There is no stronger anything than  “Mom Strong”. 

Moms are precious, wild (have you seen a mom after she counts to 3?!), honorable, and matter so so much.

Today, no matter what you’re doing or how you feel, or how often your toddler tells you no, just remember…you are an awesome mom! 

Happy Mother’s Day! 

The people who have made me a mommy!


Ten Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Ten Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

If you need some inspiration for this Mother’s Day, you’ll love these mom-approved ideas.1. Mom-osa Brunch One of my personal favorites so obviously number one on the list. Host a small brunch for your favorite moms and have a mimosa bar out for all. Complete the...

My Family Easter Guide

My Family Easter Guide

Easter is so early this year on the calendar, so I know I’m not the only one who it has crept up on! This guide has everything you need to keep your family and kids happy from an easy Easter breakfast to Easter basket fillers.Easter Decorations Create a beautiful...

What I’m Packing for Spring Break

What I’m Packing for Spring Break

You can’t go wrong with any of these staple resort wear items for Spring Break. Since we’re going to the islands, you’ll find some great bathing suit finds and easy-to-put- together outfits after a day in the sun.  Some have been worn year after year and I love that!...