August 10, 2017


The 12-week pregnant rule. Sort of like the “Wait 30 minutes after eating before swimming” rule. It’s really rarely said aloud but almost everyone thinks it. […]
May 9, 2017

Being 30 + 2

I’ve never been a fan of the negative connotation that has on entering your 30’s. I don’t understand what is so bad about turning 30. Why does […]
January 9, 2017

A 5-year veteran of being a new mom

I think there is a wide misconception that being a mom of 3 children makes me (or any parent) an expert at parenting. Let me just […]
January 19, 2016

Holland’s Pink Lemonade Stand

You know that moment when your baby turns 1 and you instantly have anxiety and think she’s going to be headed to college like tomorrow? Yeah. […]
November 3, 2015

Going Gluten & Dairy Free

At Hudson’s 2-year check up (though, if I am being honest, it was technically his 2 year and 4 month check up…oops) I expressed concern to […]
January 5, 2015

Happy 2nd Birthday to Hudson

Hudson Maverick – the Birthday Boy!Did you really think that I’d be able to go too long without posting a birthday party? I mean, clearly, it’s […]
December 10, 2014

The Struggles of being a BFAR mom

I try to keep my posts light and non-controversial in order to maintain a wide range of readers. I think I usually do a good job […]
December 5, 2014

Welcome, Holland Waverly!

Introducing… Holland Waverly Rugala. Born September 2nd, 2014 at 5:03pm. 7 pounds 10 ounces, 19.25″ long. This girl. Everything about her, my pregnancy, and her delivery is […]