I started a tradition last summer after hearing a really interesting story on NPR. In short, I like to share a lot about my life and love for family by way of my auto responder. I don’t generally vacation in the traditional sense. Instead, I tend to do stay-cations and work-cation. This year, I’m going… Read More Winter Break 2017 Auto Responder
My sweet, strong-willed, spitfire Arbor girl. It feels like just yesterday I was arguing with her in the early hours of labor, telling her not to dare be born on April Fools Day, so she waited 38 hours to make her appearance on April 2nd. She did what I asked… but in her own way.… Read More The Week My Daughter Was A Vegetarian
Last year, I had my first Thanksgiving as a single person in ages. So I decided to take that opportunity to host Friendsgiving for some of the people I adore. It was a great time but ultimately, a little stressful to organize for that many adults. This year, we had planned on having another new… Read More Low Key Thanksgiving
Dear Friends, It’s been some time since we last talked and part of me feels like I owe you an explanation. It’s been a funky year for me. It might have been a funky year for you too. I really want to tell you about something that I’ve walked through this year that was a… Read More Dear Friends
2016 was weird. 2017 is weird. Life is weird. In my home, things have been changing quite a bit over the past year. I’ve enjoyed getting settled into entrepreneurship and single-motherhood and really doing some self-discovery in the process. I’ve been attempting to apply mindfulness as a conscious goal of my life, which often means… Read More Summer Vacation with the Drowsy Kids & Auto-Replies
In my family, “nerd” is a compliment. A couple of years ago, I got really frustrated trying to find a good gift for my Mars obsessed toddler. Now her fifth birthday is just around the corner and I’m in the same conundrum. In case any other parents or people who love kids are also struggling… Read More 10 Gift Ideas for Nerdy Kids
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see The Drowsy Mama’s policy on affiliate links and other disclaimers. If we’re friends on Facebook, you know I am all about some Facebook Live these days. It seems almost every night that I am broadcasting from my kitchen, usually with my kids as petits sous chefs. I’ve had… Read More Facebook Live is My New Favorite Thing
Earlier this week I shared my Unemployment Bucket List. Item 15 was to find a cleaning routine I could stick with. I’ve tried a bunch of systems and strategies and after sweating my butt off cleaning upstairs this morning (yay for no A/C in the bathroom…) I wanted to get a better idea of how… Read More Ask Facebook: How often should I clean that?