Every year Dude 3 chooses a cause he wants to support. I don’t tell him to do it, I don’t even remind him. He gets inspired by things he sees or hears or experiences and he asks me help him find a way to make a difference. It started with development in our neighborhood a few years ago. They cut down some trees in our
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I’ve never liked BBQ sauce. Call me crazy but it’s just not my jam. For years I thought I just didn’t like ribs, but I finally had some dry rubbed ones at my parents’ house and realized that ribs are amazing! It’s just the icky BBQ sauce that made them kinda, um, icky. I’ve been making them for us with this rib rub recipe ever
Today is a super quick fashion post to share with you the one thing I am SO in love with right now. Please see the following photo. Ignore the cute top, don’t let the lovely necklace distract you, pretend I haven’t gained 10lbs this winter, only pay attention to the pants… SO. IN. LOVE. They are pull-ons, and stretchy. As comfy as leggings, but not
Sports are an important part of our day to day lives here at DudeMom. They play football and soccer in the fall, soccer and basketball in the winter, lacrosse and soccer in the spring, swim team and various athletic camps during the summer. They love doing it and I love watching. Which is so totally weird and unexpected for me. I signed up for track
I wasn’t a very confident kid. I was shy, and quiet, and a warrior in my mind, but timid deer-in-headlights in real life. I wasn’t unhappy about it and I wound up being a pretty successful individual in most elements of life (graduate college with honors, scored hot husband, had three kids, did other cool stuff people with confidence do), but I still struggle with
Vests are making it like 1992 all over again and truly I can not be more excited. To be honest, in my history there was a time when I was staunchly anti-vest. I just didn’t get a jacket without sleeves. Like, why aren’t your arms cold when the rest of your torso seems to be? And why wear a sleeveless jacket when you can wear
Recently, I found myself laying in the same ultrasound room I visited when I discovered that Dude 3 was going to in fact be a dude. I wasn’t there for quite as exciting of a reason, and in the absence of something fun to discuss, the ultrasound tech instead asked me about my job. Naturally, that is when things got awkward. “Wait, you’re a blogger?