How My Marissa Mayer Moment Changed My Life

Deciding to become a mom was one of the biggest and most exciting decisions of my life.For many years I thought I never wanted kids.It honestly never even crossed my mind until I was in my early 30’s and met my husband. I guess it took meeting a man I could imagine having kids with to uncover my maternal instinct....more

Back to School... for Mommy?

I am a total glutton for punishment. I decided-- while having three year olds at home-- that it would be a grand idea to get my graduate degree.  More specifically, my Master of Science in Accounting from my alma mater. Holy crap. What the heck was I thinking?! ...more

The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women

Recently, I have started to rethink my choice to be a SAHM. I think it has a little to due to my recent post regarding the choice to be a SAHM vs. Working Mother. Could be....more

A Serious Case of SAHM Envy

I’m just gonna put it out there. Sometimes, I am simply OVERWHELMED with Stay-At-Home-Mama envy! I am sure I’m not alone. I’m sure there are plenty of working mamas out there who would give their right arm to be able to stay home and watch their kids all day, every day. I just didn’t think I would be one of them....more
I don't yet kids and part of this is because I dream of being a SAHM. Currently, I make twice as ...more

I Don't Leave My Daughter's Side All Weekend

This coming weekend, my husband will be going out on Saturday night and Sunday night to socialize with his friends. He will also probably go to the gym for an hour or two at some point on Sunday. Me? I’ll be no more than two feet away from Emmy, for the 60 plus hours that stretch from Friday night to Monday morning....more
Thanks so much to everyone who commented here! I DO think things will get easier as Em gets ...more

I'm So Tough I'm Like That Guy in Silverado

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@HomeRearedChef Me too. Love it. I've never seen Tombstone so now I need to watch that.more

It's About Time

Earlier today, I camped out in a corner of my son’s room while two lovely, lovely women from a cleaning service cleaned our home. ...more
Time is definitely worth it!more

Who's That Girl?

WHO’S THAT GIRL?Tue, Sep 27, 20110 Comments...more

What time do your children finish their homework?

The homework routine has definitely changed in the Reese home this year. For the past few years, my kids have spent two to nearly three hours after school at their campus' after-hours program....more

Turbo Fire, Shakeology, and Clothes that Fit!

I just bought http://www.beachbody.com/product/fitness_programs/turbofire.do?t=tr2a2 Wow … I’m pretty sure I know how Bruce felt when he bought Insanity. There’s a blogger who wrote a play by play of the differences between Insanity and Turbo Fire and it doesn’t look like there are many. Then again, the girls who’ve done both workouts look pretty fantastic, so maybe after doing that I’ll be where I want to be....more