Recent Stories in Douglas County Moms

Oeufs en Cocotte with Asparagus Delight | Moms (1)

March 3, 2015 — 

Awards season is wrapping up, but it doesn't mean I have to stop making easy dinners. Last week I got caught up in a red carpet experience that left me …

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Released today: From Good to Grace book giveaway | Moms (2)

March 3, 2015 — 

WIN A COPY OF FROM GOOD TO GRACE BY SHARING THIS BLOG AND COMMENTING ON THE BLOG WITH YOUR NAME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE! A few years ago I found …

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Fifty Shades and a seat next to Jesus | Moms (3)

March 2, 2015 — 

Anybody going to see Fifty Shades of Grey Friday night? If I’m being honest here, half of me wants to stand in line all fan girl style and catch the …

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Bacon Wrapped Dates, Prosciutto Chicken Tenders and Bacon Prawns | Moms (4)

March 2, 2015 — 

In case you missed it, Saturday is Valentine's Day. This will be my 26th Valentine's Day with my husband Russ. We're looking forward to spending some quiet time together just …

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5 reasons we need to to let go and let the kids help | Moms (5)

March 2, 2015 — 

Like many of you, training my children in certain areas is much more trying than others. For me, it's housework. Not because I don't think kids should help or because …

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Idiot's guide to crafting with your toddler | Moms (6)

March 2, 2015 — 

You know what’s way over-rated? Crafting with your toddler. Ignoring the fact that we live in a post-Pinterest world where every mother is a Martha Stewart in training, crafting with …

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Prayers for recent tragedy involving infant | Moms (7)

March 2, 2015 — 

A terrible tragedy struck our community last night. A human tragedy that shook us to the core. In a small are like ours, everyone seems to to know someone affected …

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What you need to know about poison oak (and my go-to treatment) | Moms (8)

March 2, 2015 — 

Engaged to be married, and soon after, I fell prey to the ravages of the worst weed on the planet – Poison Oak. I had lived in Douglas County for …

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A great tip to strengthening your soul and mind | Moms (9)

February 27, 2015 — 

For the past week I've been rising at my normal time of day. I grab my journal and begin to write. In cursive I let thoughts spill out into the …

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The Fringe Hours: Giveaway! | Moms (10)

February 27, 2015 — 

We're giving a copy away of this brand new, amazing book! Simply LIKE Douglas County Moms on Facebook and SHARE this blog on your Facebook page! I have been following …

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5 things every parent should practice | Moms (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

Our firstborn turned 21 this week. Officially grown up, yet still going to school and living at home. I’m OK with that. When it’s time, she’ll move out and do …

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A moms heart when her child is hurt | Moms (12)

February 25, 2015 — 

Being a mom means that at some point, and often at times, you are going to shed some tears. I shed happy tears the day that my kids were born, …

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From chasing platforms to chasing toddlers | Moms (13)

February 25, 2015 — 

I did this personality test. The strengths were nothing I hadn’t heard before: Over-achiever. Determined. Tenacious. Go-getter. Persistent. Persistent. Persistent. Some would decribe this as "Type A" personality. [fblikebox appid="199895370065989" …

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Where to start in igniting change for Douglas County | Moms (14)

February 25, 2015 — 

Sometimes I know what I want to write about a week before my blog publishes, other times I barely eek out 500 words to slap on the screen before Wednesday …

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Chicken Pot Pie with Gluten Free Option | Moms (15)

February 24, 2015 — 

I love a good chicken pot pie! Being gluten free has made it challenging to find a good pot pie already made, so I did what any mama would do …

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The Dreamer and the Detailer | Moms (16)

February 24, 2015 — 

My husband is what I like to call a visionary. He dreams up big plans and gets very excited about a project because he can imagine the end result. There …

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Fifty Shades: Artistic or abuse | Moms (17)

February 24, 2015 — 

I'm not a person who hopes for failure either in a person or a person's pursuits. There is one thing I can only hope will fail this weekend: a movie …

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What we can do when tragedies abound | Moms (18)

February 24, 2015 — 

The past few weeks have been breathtakingly tragic. Internationally, nationally, locally - there is pain all around. 21 Christians murdered for their faith, two babies lost their lives at the …

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Why being a mom bear is smart, not overprotective | Moms (19)

February 23, 2015 — 

It’s a very real fear for all parents. Sadly it seems like an eventuality that comes knocking in some communities. Violation. Molestation. Advances. In the past eight years there have …

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You're a mom, you know | Moms (20)

February 20, 2015 — 

I read a blog post The Most Powerful Thing You Can Say to Another Mom the other day that really resonated in me. The words spoken were true and remind …

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