Mama Mantra: Rights vs. Privileges

Posted November 20, 2023

Over the last 17 years of parenting, I have found that many of our conversations about punishments also revolve around the idea of rights vs. privileges. For example, when Cowkids aren’t using their tech appropriately…like sneaking it after they’ve been told their time is up, we have to explain that… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens

10 Ways You Can Support Your Female Wrestler

Posted November 7, 2023

Wrestling is a complicated sport, and while we’ve been a wrestling family for almost a decade now, there ARE some differences in what we do for our two daughters versus what our three sons need. Women’s wrestling is taking off and is one of the fastest-growing sports in the nation.… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens, Parenting

It’s Our 10 Year Bloggiversary!

Posted October 6, 2023

It’s our 10-year Bloggiversary here at! I just spent 45 minutes writing a long post (including tons of pictures) documenting where I started with 10 years ago when I began it as a stay-at-home mom of 4 kids under the age of 8…and ending with where I am… Read More »

Categories: Life As It Happens


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