I Want To Go Back To College. And I Want To Be 18.

I Wanna Go Back To College and I want to be 18 again - @toulousentonic

I’m having this huge battle with the green-eyed monster lately. Well, I exaggerate. It’s not a huge battle but it’s at least a small one. There may not be guns or I dunno, cannons involved, more like one person has a spoon and the other has a feather duster and they’re just kind of slapping each […]

Daddy’s Parenting Wisdom

Leave your boys with your husband and 3 things will happen:

This post was actually written 2 years ago but my  husband’s wisdom stands the test of time. Read it and weep (with laughter). This past weekend, I left my husband and the boys here to fend for themselves while I went to BlogU.  To their credit, I barely heard from them the entire time I […]

10 Unique Ideas For FREE Summer Activities With The Kids

10 Totally Unique Free Summer Activities for the Family - @toulousentonic

Summer is really swinging now and if you’re anything like us, you’ve already spent way more money trying to entertain the kids (and yourself) than you should’ve. Well, Mike to the rescue. He has really outdone himself this time. I mean, he spent some real time thinking up the most UNUSUAL free things to do […]

Top 10 Signs I Chose the Wrong Baby Daddy

10 Signs I Chose The Wrong Baby Daddy - @toulousentonic

This is a guest post by a friend of mine named Greta. She’s smart and funny and awesome and just happened to make a very bad choice in a Baby Daddy, so she thought she’d write about it for you. Did any of you choose the wrong baby daddy? *post contains affiliate links. If you […]

Genius Tricks to Take the Stress Out Of Family Photos

Genius Trick for Taking The Stress out of Family Photo Shoots

I recently learned a GENIUS TRICK to take the stress out of family photo shoots. Why is this important? Because taking family photos is always a trigger for someone, right? I’m not sure what it is, but somebody always freaks out and starts a fight, which sets you up for some not-so-good pictures. Sometimes the […]

Be The Reading Mom Who Slays

Be the reading mom who slays with these 3 can't miss books - @toulousentonic

If you’re a parent, chances are you’re gonna end up being required lucky enough to go read to your child’s class at some point during the preschool or elementary years. The first time I was “lunch mom,” which is what they call it at my 8yo’s school (too close to Lunch Lady for my taste), […]

Advice to Myself Before Marriage and Kids

Letter to Myself, BEFORE Marriage and Kids. Great advice. - @toulousentonic

If only I could put this letter into a little time machine and send it back to me in 2003. I could’ve saved myself so much worry. I could’ve made sure I filled all those new worry-free hours with fun or “me” time. I could’ve squeezed the most out of having no one to worry about […]

It’s a Mardi Gras Miracle!

The Mardi Gras Miracle - @toulousentonic

It’s officially Mardi Gras time here in Mobile, Alabama (we were first New Orleans, deal with it) and boy, does my family gets excited about Mardi Gras. I had a cold this weekend and decided to stay home (I have been attending these parades my whole life so if I miss one or two, it […]

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