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

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Texts Only a Stay-at-Home Mom Could Send

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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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The best nail colors for moms
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Why I Don’t Paint My Own Nails and You Shouldn’t Either

While I was giving my 3-year-old a bath today (not because he was dirty, but because it was 10:30am and we’d already exhausted all my ideas for the day, including watching a movie) I decided to give myself a home manicure. I chose a lovely shade of pale pink I’d received as…

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How to decorate a small, shared boy's room
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Have Fun Decorating a Shared Boy Bedroom

Okay, so the rule is, I have to tell you guys when I’ve been gifted something to help with decorating a shared boy bedroom or when there are shopable links in my posts. So this is me telling you. Last week I wrote about my tips for transitioning your kiddos…

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Shared Kids' Bedroom Decor Ideas
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How To Transition Your Kids to a Shared Bedroom

For a long time, we were a three-bedroom family and the only ones lucky enough to experience a shared bedroom, were me and my husband. My husband and I in one room and one boy in each of the others. This was perfect for us, while we had a baby in the…

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Tips and tricks for great nap time routines
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Your Child’s Nap Time Routine: What NOT To Do

We do it every day. Lay our little ones down for a nap time, quietly close their bedroom door, and usher in an afternoon brimming with possibilities Because for the next two hours, the world (or, more accurately, my house) is my oyster. With a sleeping child, I can be the…

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How to be a vegetarian
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Your Husband CAN Be a Vegetarian and Here’s How

I know the vegetarian meal posts have been a little sparse lately, but I swear, I have a good excuse: I’m super tired of taking pictures of my food. I mean seriously, there are only so many ways to style a shot of an assortment of vegetables and grains! However, as…

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Nashville Fall Activities
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3 Nashville Fall Activities You Should Start This Year

We were gifted free admission to The Glow Nashville, but all thoughts and opinions on each of these Nashville Fall activities are my own! Brace yourselves Nashville friends, I hear the thermostat is about to dip below 70 this week and we all know what that means… Tall boots! And…

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