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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Christmas Gift Guide for Kids: What Not to Give

I love Christmastime. I love the baking, the lights, the incessant drone of Bing Crosby’s baritone. Read Christmas gift guides, the wrapping paper, the tinsel. The whimsy, the magic, the child-like wonder. It’s all just utterly delightful. Well, most of it is a treat, but there is one part of Christmas…

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easy chocolate chip Christmas cookie recipe
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Immaculate Holiday Treat: Organic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This recipe for chocolate chunk cookies is sponsored by Immaculate Baking Co. While waiting for his big brother at the bus stop yesterday, I noticed that my 3-year-old was hopping up and down around our driveway, like a Superball down a linoleum hallway. I couldn’t quite put my finger on…

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Christmas shopping with kids
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To the Lady at Target Who Told my Kid to ‘Watch Out Because Santa is Watching’

My youngest and I were slowly meandering the aisle of Target this week. It had been a great morning – just the two of us. My oldest was at school and we were enjoying a rare mommy and me bonding opportunity. Our final activity of the morning was to swing…

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indoor activities for Christmas time crafts games ideas
Boy Mom Hacks

How to Avoid Cabin Fever: Winter Activities for Kids

Just a quick heads up friends, we were gifted the Mazda CX-9 to drive during the week of our week of fun winter activities for kids. While it was provided at no cost to us, all thoughts and opinions are my own and I never share about products that my…

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The BEST boy mom gear
Boy Mom Life

There’s No Shame in Wearing Boy Mom Shirts

This post contains some shapable links to a few of my favorite Boy Mom shirts and staples. If you purchase anything by clicking on the images below, I make a small commission. My favorite pair of sweatpants from college, have holes in the butt. Not tiny, little pinholes that are…

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How to Make a DIY workbench
Boy Mom Hacks

How to Make a DIY Workbench for Boys

This DIY workbench for boys tutorial can be completed in one afternoon and for less than $50! A couple of years ago I found a tiny vanity-thingy at an antique shop for less than $10 and I bought it. Now, I go antique-ing almost as often as we elect a new…

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