Family & Kids/Travel

Daddy/Daughter Dance Memories

Daddy/Daughter Dance Memories
February 23, 2014 2 Comments »

I heart seeing my daughters hang out with their dad. And I light up watching Rudy BE a dad to his daughters. it’s something really special. Something I never experienced as a kid because all I can remember is my ... Read More »

On the Road to Raising an Olympic Champion #Disney #ESPN #WWOS

On the Road to Raising an Olympic Champion #Disney #ESPN #WWOS
February 12, 2014 2 Comments »

I don’t have an Olympic champion– YET! If you can dream it, you can do it. And so my dream is hopefully Milan’s dream — for her to one day become a champion of Olympic-sized proportions! Milan loves to run ... Read More »

Enter the #KidsDreamingBig Scholarship contest and a chance to meet @CynthiaBailey10

Enter the #KidsDreamingBig Scholarship contest and a chance to meet @CynthiaBailey10
February 7, 2014 1 Comment »

Back in the day, I remember when my mom would sit me down and mix up a homemade hair growth concoction of eggs and mayo and oil to put on my hair and she would work up a lather and ... Read More »

Tips on Raising up a scholarly kid

Tips on Raising up a scholarly kid
January 28, 2014 Comments Off on Tips on Raising up a scholarly kid

Listen, we all think we’ve got smart kids. It’s a mother’s duty to raise them up to believe in themselves and their abilities. Sometimes, yes they disappoint us and don’t turn out to be what we envisioned them to be. ... Read More »

Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights

Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights
November 25, 2013 Comments Off on Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights

The lights are twinkling at Atlanta Botanical Garden and it’s the season to be awed and inspired by the beauty of the holiday scenery. We got a chance to visit Atlanta Botanical Gardens to see the Garden Lights, a vision ... Read More »

Family Night with Pizza and @Pillsbury! #PBFamilyNight

Family Night with Pizza and @Pillsbury! #PBFamilyNight
November 18, 2013 Comments Off on Family Night with Pizza and @Pillsbury! #PBFamilyNight

I promise you, our pizza was GOOD! I mean, like really good. It rivaled the local pizza places and I do mean that. On Sunday the kids and I had Family Night with Pillsbury, you know that bake-a-licious company with ... Read More »

My BIG Moment on #LiveBig with Ali Vincent! @LiveWellTV

My BIG Moment on #LiveBig with Ali Vincent! @LiveWellTV
October 14, 2013 Comments Off on My BIG Moment on #LiveBig with Ali Vincent! @LiveWellTV

Did you miss it? Or did you see my big embarrassing moment on Live Well TV’s Live Big with Ali Vincent, the super-likable, very lovable first female winner of the widely popular show the Biggest Loser! Ali’s pretty awesome and ... Read More »

Kaitlin’s 11th Birthday celebration at #DisneyOnIce

Kaitlin’s 11th Birthday celebration at #DisneyOnIce
October 14, 2013 Comments Off on Kaitlin’s 11th Birthday celebration at #DisneyOnIce

She was the first child I had with my husband Rudy 11 years ago and she’s now a big girl who’s bright, beautiful, artistic and smarter than any other 5th grader in her class. Kaitlin celebrated her 11th birthday on ... Read More »

Milan ran like the wind and won her FIRST medal!

Milan ran like the wind and won her FIRST medal!
October 9, 2013 Comments Off on Milan ran like the wind and won her FIRST medal!

There’s nothing like seeing your shy kid blossom into a beautiful little butterfly. On Saturday my youngest girl, Milan, got her first medal when she came in FIRST PLACE in the FoxHall Family Festival race in Georgia. She came in ... Read More »

I gave up custody of my kids… I’m on STRIKE (like the government!)

I gave up custody of my kids… I’m on STRIKE (like the government!)
October 1, 2013 2 Comments »

Today is one of those days. The day that’s bound to come along as a mom–the day when you divorce your kids! You haven’t done that yet? Well just keep on living with them!  Motherhood is gangsta! It’s hard. You’re ... Read More »

Getting the whole family fit! #HealthyLiving #WeightLoss #Spon

Getting the whole family fit! #HealthyLiving #WeightLoss #Spon
September 30, 2013 Comments Off on Getting the whole family fit! #HealthyLiving #WeightLoss #Spon

Why is it such a fight to get fit and lose weight? Day after day I work to lose weight and while some days I feel like I’m knocking off the extra pounds with precision there are other days when ... Read More »

Raising really smart kids and preparing them for the future

Raising really smart kids and preparing them for the future
September 25, 2013 12 Comments »

Having five kids means having kids with a melting pot of various abilities. Some will be really smart. A few may be athletic. One might just go with the flow. Another might do just enough to meet the mark. But ... Read More »

My first Mammogram screening

My first Mammogram screening
September 20, 2013 1 Comment »

Just one day after my 40th birthday, I decided to delve right in and get my first mammogram screening. I wasn’t scared and don’t have a family history of breast cancer, but because there is such a push for women ... Read More »

Keep Calm! It’s my 40th birthday!

Keep Calm! It’s my 40th birthday!
September 19, 2013 4 Comments »

40 years. Blood, sweat and tears. But by the Grace of God, Wow 40… I’m heeeeere! I can’t believe it. I feel OFFICIALLY grown! I know that’s crazy to say but really this is the age where I do feel ... Read More »

The Doc McStuffins Effect: How brown little girls now believe… #DocMobile

The Doc McStuffins Effect: How brown little girls now believe… #DocMobile
September 16, 2013 3 Comments »

Don’t get it twisted — every little girl out there does NOT want to TWERK. It’s NOT cute and Miley Cyrus formerly known as Hannah Montana is no longer a role model that our kids want to emulate. And to ... Read More »