The Summer of Tweens…

Ugh. Tweens. Not old enough to stay home for the day and too old for most summer day camps.  How the hell do ya’ll do it? This is totally new territory for me. I noticed it last year. It was a hot day and we…

How NOT to Ruin your Marriage This Summer

(This post was previously shared in July 2018) Why people in relationships grow apart or allow their love to fade is one of life’s biggest mysteries. Unless you have kids. Then, the answer is as clear as day. They are doing this to you. They…

We Have Debt- 1 Year Update

Please note that this is a sponsored post and also has affiliate links. I have been putting off writing this post for quite a few weeks. I’m still feeling weird about tackling our debt. When we decided to get real with ourselves 12 months ago…

5 Things I Want For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day, it comes every single year in May. Mother’s Day is the day where every mom finally gets to put her feet up and relax while soaking in all the love and thankfulness her family is showering her with. It’s the day that we…

Stressed Out

The other day my eleven year old daughter told me that she was “stressed out”. She used the phrase correctly and in a moment where she truly was feeling very overwhelmed and quite possibly stressed out. But something happened to me when she used that…

Post the Photo

Last Sunday afternoon was awesome. It was such a great Spring day. We’ve been out cross country skiing this winter, but mostly we have been watching Netflix and waiting for the snow to melt.  We packed up a lunch, drove a few minutes out of…

Caramel Pecan Banana Muffins

It’s been ages since I have shared a weird recipe on Mommy’s Weird. I find these Caramel Pecan Banana Muffins weird because of the inclusion of the banana in the recipe. Caramel Pecan Banana Muffins 1 cups butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 4 mashed…

When You Think You Beat Depression…

Right, when I thought I had beat the feelings of sadness they came back. I wouldn’t quite say I was getting cocky, but I was doing all the things on my list and putting my mental health needs first for my family. Why was I…