To My Daughter on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on Sunday and I have decided to do something a little different for my Mother’s Day post. A letter to that special girl in my life. My first born. My beautiful daughter. The reason I am even able to celebrate being a mother. My Dearest Kylie, On this day, 8 years ago, … Continue Reading


Whoever says the second child is worse than the first, you are right! I don’t mean worse in a behavior way because I haven’t reached that stage yet. What I mean is Kilian has had more problems than Kylie. This boy has pretty much given me heart failure on more than one occasion and I’m … Continue Reading

Oh, Baby! Meet Kilian Thomas!

Six weeks and 4 days ago on February 22nd, my husband and myself, along with our daughter and the rest of our family and friends awaited the arrival of our second child, our son. Little did we know, he had other plans. The day came and went and there were absolutely ZERO signs of labor. … Continue Reading

Baby Haynes’ Journey<3

After discussing it with my husband, David, I have decided to finally share our story about the loss of our baby with the world. This blog post was actually typed up in February and I have just been waiting for the right time to share it with everyone. I hope to help someone who is … Continue Reading

The Stay At Home Mom Vs. The Working Mom

For many years, women have been the heart of the home, taking care of the children, keeping up with the house work, and cooking all of the meals. However, most women now find it best to work outside of the home. The stay at home mom vs. the working mom, one of  the most infamous … Continue Reading

The Truth Behind “YOU’RE MEAN!”

The pressure of being a great parent and role model to your child can become overwhelming and down right exhausting at times. We all want to be that fun, loving, cool mom whom our kids trust and confide in with everything. I mean after all, we bend over backwards for them, right? We feed them, … Continue Reading

Follow Your Arrow

I met my husband, David, in October of 2003, when I was 15, just a sophomore in high school and he was 19. We met through mutual friends. Sounds kind of rebellious, right? A younger girl dating an older guy? Don’t get to excited now, we didn’t hit it off right away. In fact, it … Continue Reading