Author Archive | Christina

Brinley

A Love Letter to Our Nannies

Dear Haley and Brinley, Our family has been blessed with four beautiful girls. We are blessed with two jobs, health, and a house over our heads. Real talk though. As a working mother, one of the, if not THE, greatest blessing I have experienced outside of becoming a parent is you, our fantastic nannies. I […]

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Mom2Mom Sale Fail

Mom2Mom Sale Fail

Mom2Mom Sale? More like Mom2Mom Fail! In an effort to start saving for a trip to Disney World in the year 2020, I have ventured into the world of Mom2Mom sales on Facebook. Yes, I know what you might be thinking – 2020? Isn’t that a long way away? Do you really think you can […]

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A sampling of my #nerdswag. To the horror of the teen in my house.

Lessons from a Nerd Mom on Pi Day

I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Jeopardy, Trivial Pursuit, NOVA. These are my jam. Random fact: I carry a credit card sized periodic table of the elements in my purse. I got it in chemistry class on Mole Day (October 23 for those who are not fans of Avogadro’s Number) nearly 20 years ago. It’s older […]

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3Gifts

This Christmas I Won’t Compete: The Three Gift Rule

Halloween is long over. I have seen pictures of all of the kids and their loot from trick or treating. Thanksgiving has come and gone. {I wore an elastic waistband, if you’re wondering}. And suddenly it’s Christmas. Facebook has been inundated with pictures of Christmas trees and décor. The radio stations have been playing their nonstop […]

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Honoring Patriot’s Day

Every year on September 11 I pause and reflect on that tragic day. I wear an American Flag pin and usually shed some tears. For many of us, the memories of the events will always be raw, and we can remember where we were when we heard, how old we were, and most importantly, what […]

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The Joy of Sisterhood!

In honor of Sisters’ Day this year, I have the pleasure of writing about the glory that is sisterhood. I like to consider myself an expert in this arena as I myself am one of four girls, my mom is one of four sisters (and a brother), and Rob and I have four daughters between […]

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