You're Not Alone: Motherhood Anxiety Comes for Us All

About a week or so ago, I was brimming with anxiety, minding my own business, holding a mug of...

3 Things I Won't Do As a Mother of Boys

There are two red grapes on my kitchen floor that have been laying there for over two weeks. I know this,...

Texts Only a Stay-at-Home Mom Could Send

During the summer, I am a stay-at-home mom. I also flirt with SAHM-ing during the school year because I only...

The Real Reason I Dyed My Hair Purple

Last night I had a dream that I was at the playground with my kids and I bumped into...

The Things I Forgot: An Ode to Mom Brain

I have an amazing working memory. I can hold a myriad of appointments, medicine dosages and current trends in speech...
Boy Mom Life
You're Not Alone: Motherhood Anxiety Comes for Us All
Boy Mom Hacks
3 Things I Won't Do As a Mother of Boys
Boy Mom Life
Texts Only a Stay-at-Home Mom Could Send
Boy Mom Life
The Real Reason I Dyed My Hair Purple
Boy Mom Life
The Things I Forgot: An Ode to Mom Brain
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Boy Mom Life

The always honest, sometimes funny ups and downs of life as a boy mom.

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I'm Kelly.

A half stay-at-home-mom, half speech language pathologist, half blogger, who really struggles with math. This is my place to celebrate the beautiful mess that is raising boys and share some of the bright ideas and belly laughs we collect along the way.  Read more

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Boy Mom Hacks

A few of my favorite tricks of the Boy Mom trade. And some of them actually work!

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How to Make Crunchy Zucchini Fries

Veggies aren’t exactly a favorite thing for my kids right now and because I am a vegetarian, this is kind of a problem. Adding to this problem is the fact that I am 100% positive, that over the course of my tenure as “Mother” of this family unit, I have made every, single,…

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How To Raise Socially Empowered Kids

You may have noticed that I have some affiliate links and partnerships on this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I tend to over-think things. I’m one of those people who takes 45 minutes to write her grocery list, because she has three cookbooks spread all over her…

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4 EASY Ways to Make More Time for Yourself

I know what you’re thinking. How could I possible tell you how to make more time for yourself? Because there is no possible way to squeeze a single additional moment into my already jam-packed day. I’m already on my feet, from morning to night – cooking, cleaning, working, driving, snack…

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Easy, No Sugar Added Chocolate Chip Cookies

I know we all said that after the holidays we were going to whip our butts back into shape and get off the sugar. Yeah, about that… Kicking that sugar habit is seriously tough, so to help ease the transition, I want to share my all-time, favorite, gotta-have-it, healthy(ish) dark…

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A Letter to my Christian Friends about No Ban No Wall

I often don’t know what I’m going to write about, until I sit down at my computer and start striking the keys. The words begin to flow about one thing or another and soon, a story emerges. A sweet, little anecdote about the importance of living in the moment, or…

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Why You Should Stop Worrying and Start Mini-Golfing

On Friday, I noticed a lump on my breast. My life-sustaining, formerly plump, now empty-tube-sock-full-of-sand breast. Crap. But the hubby and I had plans to skip town for the night to celebrate my 32nd birthday, so I made him tell me it was nothing to worry about, and we left…

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