Passionate About Tallahassee
and the Moms Who Live Here

Motherhood RSS feed for this section

new years resolutions tallahassee moms blog

Happy New … February?

January has come and gone. Did you make a list of New Year’s resolutions like so many of us? Here’s mine: Exercise more Eat healthier Cook more Work less Spend more time with my family Spend less time yelling at my kids Do less laundry …. Just kidding on that last one but do you […]

Continue Reading 0
Losing the Baby Weight

Bye-Bye Baby Weight

It was only a matter of days, maybe even hours, after both my kids were born that I was looking for signs of my baby weight melting off. Once my uterus had returned to normal size and I was no longer retaining fluid, I was left with twenty pounds to lose. Losing twenty pounds seemed […]

Continue Reading
Have Patience, Mama (1)

Have Patience, Mama – Remembering Patience in the Middle of the Grind

Patience. The day isn’t going like it should. The kids are fighting, there’s pee all over the toilet. Patience. I’m exhausted, I’m overwhelmed, I’m busy – and I can not deal with any more whining. It’s not going like it should. Have patience, mama. That’s what I keep telling myself. When the days are long and […]

Continue Reading
Kathy2

A Life Lived In Pictures

  I recently attended the memorial service of a close family friend who had bravely fought but lost a long battle with illness.  What amazed me most at the service was not the number of people who came to pay their respects (although there were hundreds) or the variations in the types of people (she […]

Continue Reading
MelW01

I Will Never Be a Pinterest Mom

I will never be a “Pinterest Mom”. You know who I am talking about. That mom with the expertly blended ombré hair, who somehow manages to contour better than any of the Kardashians. The one with the perfectly curated Instagram containing more ship-lap and themed décor than HGTV. I desperately wanted to be this mom. Before the […]

Continue Reading
exercising with a new baby (1)

Exercising with a New Baby

You’ve been up most of the night caring for your new baby. You’re exhausted. The last thing you’re probably thinking about is starting a new exercise routine. I get it; I’ve been there. I’ve learned over the years that when I spend a little bit of time each day caring for myself, I’m able to […]

Continue Reading
1

I’m a Contributor … Now What?!

When I first saw a post about a search for contributors to a new local site for moms, I jumped at it. I always fancied myself a writer, even though I have never had much of anything published except for a few “Letters to the Editor” and one “Mailbag” blurb in People magazine. But I […]

Continue Reading