Author Archives: Mommon Sense

“What?…When?…How?!”: A Mother’s Revelation

Do you ever have those moments when you suddenly notice something new about your child and you find yourself in a sudden state of disbelief thinking, “When did this happen? How did this happen?” Well, that was me last week, … Continue reading


Fine! It was me!

So last week this mommy was under the weather and so was my littlest, Kenley. Each day was a test of perseverance!  We took one hour at a time, trying to make a very sick, fussy baby as happy as … Continue reading


Signs You Are a Mom #19

19) A relaxing, peaceful shower? What’s that?! Now it’s a mad dash to wash and rinse before a child does bodily harm to him/herself…or a beloved sibling! =) I don’t know about you, but I love a good shower…absolutely love … Continue reading


November Library Pick: “Pots and Pans” by Patricia Hubbell

So my girls and I have a weekly tradition of going to the library and picking up a half dozen books to read over the following week. Sometimes we end up with some really great stories and other times I’m … Continue reading


Making Vegetables Fun for Kids: Veggie People

Okay, so here’s the deal…I signed up to bring veggies and dip to my daughter’s fall preschool party and then had this sudden fear that I was the “so-not-cool mom” bringing VEGETABLES to a kids’ party! I had to do … Continue reading


A Fall Family Favorite: Iced Pumpkin Cookies

So today on the spur of the moment I decided to tackle some pumpkin cookies with my kiddos. These are a fall favorite in our household. And best of all, they make the house smell FAAAB-ULOUSly fall! The intoxicating aromas … Continue reading


Here, Girl!

Okay, so is it horrible that I’m kind of training my daughter to fetch her own diaper like a dog? I mean really I’m just giving her an age appropriate responsibility, right? I guess I just feel a little funny … Continue reading


Signs You Are a Mom #18

18) Bodily functions are not nearly as gross as they use to be.  Don’t get me wrong…they’re still gross, but there’s something kind of cute and endearing about a toddler tooting. Don’t believe me? Enjoy the following dialogue…Oh but before … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #4: Baskets & Bins

4) My Beloved Baskets and Bins! Okay, I admit it…I have an addiction. I am addicted to having a bin or basket for everything…but only because I’ve experienced the alternative (and still do)…having random toys, books, and games scattered about … Continue reading


Signs You Are a Mom #17

17. Quiet was once peaceful…now it means trouble! (especially if you’ve got toddlers…or teens =))