Of All the Hats I Wear, “Mom” Is the Best || Mother’s Day 2018

Of All the Hats I Wear, “Mom” Is the Best || Mother’s Day 2018

It’s hard to believe this is my fourteenth official Mother’s Day. Fourteen years of loving so deep and intensely that my heart feels like it could literally explode.  I’m sitting here at my computer trying desperately to think of something cute, witty, and original...
Month of Love: 10 ways to show your kids you LOVE them!

Month of Love: 10 ways to show your kids you LOVE them!

February is FLYING by! Why is it that January always seems like 84 days long, but then February feels like it is over before it even starts?! This month of LOVE has been the best! Valentine’s Day is always the perfect way to show your loved ones how you feel...
Breaking The Brown Bag Blues: Healthy School Lunches!

Breaking The Brown Bag Blues: Healthy School Lunches!

At last, temperatures are dropping, summer is coming to a close, and in nearly every part of the country, school is back in session. With every new school year comes a laundry list of about a thousand other activities too—everything from lengthy homework assignments...
To My Babies…

To My Babies…

Ruby – your toothy (and somewhat vampire-like) smile is EVERYTHING. There are times when I stumble, bleary eyed and sleep deprived into your room to pick you up from your crib – wishing that you’d just let me get some solid sleep. But no matter how tired I am, or how...
Kids Say the Darndest Things: A Powell Pack Thanksgiving

Kids Say the Darndest Things: A Powell Pack Thanksgiving

  With four crazy kiddos running around, there’s never a shortage of hilarious phrases spoken in the halls of the Powell home. As the years go on and I realize my littles aren’t so little anymore, I’m desperately trying to remember all the adorable, funny things they...