Stylish Moms Share What to Wear This Fall

This week on Style Like A Mother, we’ve seen so many people celebrating the fact that it is officially fall. I am not really feeling all of that noise. I mean, it was 89 degrees at my house last week and I am still shaving and painting my toes like it’s dead summer because that shorts and sandals life is the only way to live right now ....more

Moms Do Fall Fashion + A $250 Nordstrom’s Giveaway

Fall is here. It still feels an awful lot like summer and I am so not complaining, but let me be the first to say that I am not in full fall style mode. I am kinda loving these transitional pieces though ....more

I Sent My Kid Back to School with A Moldy Sandwich and Other Things That Have Already Happened This School Year

We are all the way totally back to school. In fact, this Thursday will mark a month of The Dudes being back to the classroom with with their friends. The weather isn’t convinced, but school, and sports, and the fact that the sun sets before we make it home most evenings has me convinced that fall is here ....more

Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos: 20 Things to Know Before You Go

Last fall I renewed my passport and took my mom with me on an all inclusive resort vacation to Beaches Turks and Caicos. It was epic and we are super excited to be heading to another Beaches Resort this fall (we’re going to Jamaica, mon!) The only thing I regret is not taking my Dudes with me so I am dragging Dude 3 along with me this time (the other two can’t get away)! Beaches, the family arm of the Sandals resort franchise, is designed with families in mind ....more

Easy One Pot Meal: Leftover Pork Fried Rice

One thing I constantly struggle with is leftovers. My family kinda hates them and I rarely have enough for a full second night of dinner for the five of us anyway. Sometimes, I eat them for lunch and that’s easy ....more

How to Save: Take the $500 BrightPeak Savings Challenge

**This post is being sponsored by bright peak financial** Today we are going to talk money. via GIPHY It’s one of those things we all need, but most of us never seem to have enough of. And, I’m not just saying that because I had to send the $90 shoes I loved back to Stitch Fix last week ....more

The Homework Ban And Why It’s Good For Our Kids

A couple of weeks ago I sat in my third grader’s classroom for back to school night. It began predictably, like every other back to school night –we were all jammed into the cafeteria to sweat profusely and exchange pleasantries. We listened to the principal gush about her staff and students, got some basics about how the night would work, went over a few mundane PTA notes, and then we were released to our children’s’ classrooms where we all tried unsuccessfully to wedge our adult bodies into their kid sized desk space without looking awkward and ridiculous ....more

Style Like a Mother: Daily Style Inspiration for the Modern Mom

I spent a good chunk of my early mom years hating how I looked. Unfortunately, I wasn’t one of those moms who easily bounced back from pregnancy –in fact, I’m coming up on 9 years post partum and I still have quite a bit of bouncing back to do. Sadly, I also wasn’t one of those moms who easily embraced my new body ....more

10 Dude Approved Educational Apps for kids

Educational apps and websites are sort of a big deal around here. The Dudes are not allowed to play video games of any sort during the week, but they are allowed to enjoy educational websites and apps once they have completed any school assignments they have. Which means they get their technology fix with preapproved apps and sites I am comfortable are not just sucking their little brains dry ....more

Fighting Childhood Cancer with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

When I got invited to tour St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a few weeks ago and become a blogger ambassador for them and their mission, I came thiiiiis close to declining. I was afraid ....more