Kelly Steele

I'm Kelly.  I'm a mom, wife, writer, smart ass (some say), recovering perfectionist, and now, blogger extraordinaire.  I recently started a blog for moms who want to feel confident in their parenting.  I provide helpful info with a side of humor.  Visit www.inthemomlight.com for more stupendous articles. It's good stuff. I promise.  You can connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, or send me an email at kellysteele3@gmail.com.  I would love to hear from you, and I hope you enjoy!

 

My Blogs

Goodbye Corporate America | Breaking Free of the Golden Handcuffs (PART 1)

The last of my corporate life drove off into the sunset last night – they picked up my company car… In my pre-parenting days, life was typically a series of strategically planned events that, if orchestrated correctly, would likely lead to the desired outcome. ...more

Top Ten Signs You’re a Mom

Besides obvious things like the fact that you pee your pants when you sneeze, here are the top ten signs you’re a mom. ...more

Picking Up the Pieces… Day One & I’m Dropping the B-Word

Wow… I knew it had been a long time, but I didn’t realize it has been over three months since I have blogged. ...more

Happy Time Change!

Happy time change friends ...more

Judge Me if You Want, I’m Still Taking the Drugs

You may have noticed that I haven’t blogged in awhile, or maybe you don’t care at all, I don’t know, but yeah so… I haven’t blogged in over a month. ...more

Wake Training your Husband

Sure there are supposed “proven” sleep training techniques for your baby, but once you’ve tried swaddling, pacifiers, swings, black out shades, noise machines, blow dryers (yes this actually works sometimes), inclined beds, cryyyyyy it outtttt, stomach sleeping (without telling a soul, of course), stuffed animals with heart beats, etc., etc., etc., you’ll finally realize that there’s only one proven sleep solution – wake training your husband. This is your only hope of getting more sleep when you have a baby. When a baby comes into your life, you may notice that your husband has amazing powers much beyond what you previously realized....more

Robot Children

“I only make boys.” -My Husband And… so far we have two boys. ...more

Father’s Day Pin Fails

So… as usual, I was feeling like a bit of a fail.  This time it was because of the holiday formerly known as Father’s Day now known as “Opportunity to Show Off My Latest Pinterest Wonder Day.”  While I’m not always great at cooking, I am actually pretty good at crafty things, but life is just so damn busy that I can’t seem to find the time to do these things anymore.  Before I knew it, I woke up this morning, and it was already Father’s Day yet I didn’t have a gift at all let alone a home woven handicraft a la Pinterest gift. After spending the morning fighting with my boys just trying to get them to make a standard, scribbled up card, I had an epiphany – my husband is a heterosexual MALE, and Pinterest is for women – duh! ...more

I Want to Kick a Bunny

WTF have I done to myself? Yesterday, I decided to try to teach my 3 year old to be nice to wild animals. It started because a budding little sociopath befriended my son at the playground ....more