Surviving Parenthood with Doodles, Art, Bright Colors, and Good Vibes (mostly)

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Inspiration in the Dollar Spot

Inspiration in the Dollar Spot

Hey, friends! If you’ve watched my Instagram stories, you probably saw that I have an awesome case of hives right now. I’m covered head-to-toe and want to scratch myself to death. Of course, during a week when I would love to just lay on the […]

New School Year, New Me!

New School Year, New Me!

Happy Monday, friends! I write this post the night before the beginning of a new school year. This summer has been LONG. At times, excruciatingly so, especially these last two weeks. I keep seeing Facebook and Instagram posts from fellow parents sadly saying goodbye to […]

You’re Ruining My Life!

You’re Ruining My Life!

Hey, folks! Long time no blog. As you can see, my daughter (who is only four-years-old, mind you), has declared that I am ruining her life. I am sure this is just the first of many times when she will utter this lovely phrase. Why, […]

Welcome to the My Mommy Doodles Shop!

Welcome to the My Mommy Doodles Shop!

Hello, friends! Long time no see. Summer is in full swing in these parts, which has been keeping this mama on her toes. We have been at the pool basically every day (thank goodness for the pool in this heat). My kids are finally big […]

Thankful Thursday: No Nap? No Problem!

Thankful Thursday: No Nap? No Problem!

I’m back with my second installment of Thankful Thursday! We (barely) survived our three-week break between school and camp. We do NOT do well without structure in this house. I’ve definitely routinized my children. I’m still on the fence as to whether that’s good or […]

Coffee Stat: Subscription Freebie!

Coffee Stat: Subscription Freebie!

Hey, folks! You may or may not have noticed on my Instagram that I’m offering a freebie! Just go to the “Subscribe” button at the top right of my homepage, click it, and fill in your information. You’ll then get an email asking you to […]

Weekend Update: Just Me, Myself, and I

Weekend Update: Just Me, Myself, and I

Happy Sunday, friends! This weekend, my family did something that we haven’t done before. My husband took the kids away, and I stayed home alone. Yes, alone. As an introverted only child, I had 30 years of solitude. Then I had kids. What an adjustment […]

Friday Feels: My Baby is Four

Friday Feels: My Baby is Four

What’s up, friends?! Welcome to my first installment of Friday Feels, where I’ll get a little sentimental on you (go grab the tissues). Today I’m tackling my current feelings – my first baby is now four. Count them… one, two, three, four years old. Just […]

Tuesday Tip: Kids Say the Darndest Things (So Write Them Down!)

Tuesday Tip: Kids Say the Darndest Things (So Write Them Down!)

Hello from my couch! I hope your week is off to a tolerable start (I’m so positive!). We are recovering from a crazy fun-filled weekend, and my kids were all kinds of cray cray yesterday (hey, that rhymes!). Among the bucket-loads of weird things that […]

Press Pause: Why I Took a Break from Social Media

Press Pause: Why I Took a Break from Social Media

Hello, again, friends, and happy Monday (even though it’s almost over)! You may have wondered where I have been for the past week. The short answer: I took a social media break. No doodling. No Instagram. No blogging. The long answer: Keep reading. According to […]