I am a fun-loving dedicated wife and hardworking mama of two. Not only do I work full time, but I do it from home. Lord, help me!
I like to write about my experiences of being a working mom, as well as sharing some of my trials and triumphs. It may not always be pretty, but I promise my stories will be light-hearted, make you laugh, and possibly even teach you something.
Thank you for stopping by!
|Posted on July 10, 2020 at 2:55 PM|
One of our many weekend adventures: we love exploring different towns... and stopping for ice cream!
We should all be working to live, not live to work...
When I was a full time graduate student, I worked afterhours and on weekends...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2020 at 1:05 PM|
A quarantine silver lining... we got new family photos! <3
Before you settle into reading this, this is not a post giving advice. I am not going to give some amazing tips about working from home and homeschooling during a pandemic. I am still trying to figure this all out myself and if you ask my kids, mommy gets...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 19, 2020 at 1:40 PM|
Going back to school as an adult is hard enough on your own but what happens when you throw in a toddler, full time job and deployed husband? It could be the perfect recipe for a disaster if you don’t have a good plan. Most importantly when you put too much pressure on yourself you will start to notice a pattern of “Keep Calm and...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 9, 2019 at 1:40 PM|
This post was originally published on the USAA Community: https://communities.usaa.com/t5/Going-Civilian/4-Hacks-to-Network-Like-a-Pro/ba-p/188727 ;
From left to right: Angela Caban, Krystel Spell, Lakesha Cole, Brittany Boccher, Bianca Strzalkowski, Tiye Young
I love conferences, and I absolute...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 4, 2018 at 11:50 AM|
The holiday season has and will always be my favorite time of year. I do know that for many, the holidays can be full of stress and I get it, trust me. Weeks of non-stop events, shopping, family gatherings and trying to squeeze in every ounce of holiday cheer leaves working moms without one minute to spare. It’s a miracl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 4, 2018 at 12:40 AM|
I love that picture. It was taken right after I asked my husband to please take the kids to the water so I could relax. After a blissful hour of them playing in the sand, while my husband sat with them, I got to read and work on my tan.
That would have never happened if I didn't open my mouth and ask. Not...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 28, 2018 at 2:40 PM|
Summer break is here and while many of the moms I know are planning out their summer activities of places to go, things to see, days lounging by the pool and spending quality time with their children – for me, these next 11 weeks will look the same as all other weeks of the year.
I am still up by 5:30 am, my morning r...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 27, 2017 at 2:25 PM|
As I am typing this both of my kids are home. I can hear them yelling at each other right above me just one floor away. I wonder if I can write one more paragraph before I have to step away and play referee.
Hold that thought, be right back…
This is the life of a work-from-home mom. This lifestyle isn’t al...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM|
|Posted on March 28, 2016 at 9:35 PM|
INSERT STOCK PHOTO OF STRESSED WORKING MOM HERE.
(p.s. all the work from home stock pictures looked happier than what I feel today.)
How defeated do I feel? As I sit in my writing nook typing this, it is the end of spring break day 2. I am worn out, with absolutely no desire of even typing this. I figured that tomorrow this day will just fizz out and...Read Full Post »