Kris

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Kris has called Colorado Springs her home since she was just six months old. She is a wife to her high school sweetheart and stay at home mom to their three wonderful children. When she's not momming it up she loves to play a variety of sports including volleyball, basketball and tennis. She also loves to bake, walk her two crazy dogs, cheer on Duke basketball, do home improvement projects with her handy hubby, drink wine and laugh with her friends.

“Decorating” is My Hobby

Decorating is a hobby I enjoy; however, it’s changed quite a bit since we added all these little people to our home. With all of the things that can and will happen when you’re...
Parenting Equation

Almost Mathematical Equations for Parenting

Just accept it. There is no sleep. Sleep is a mystery. Sleep is actually a mystery novel to which you don’t even have time to read the table of contents. Unless of course you have somewhere to be early in the morning. If you have made any sort of plan in the morning because your baby has never slept past 7 am, well, cancel it. This will be the day your baby decides she loves sleeping in and she’s going nowhere. Sleeping in is the best.

Navigating Family Time for a Relaxing Christmas

The holidays are definitely a time for family. However, sometimes navigating the when and where of seeing all that family can get a bit tricky.  When my husband and I were first married, we...

This Mom Life: A Story of Disaster During the Devil’s Holiday

Halloween last year at our house was super scary. But, it wasn't our costumes scaring everyone off. It was the fact that the stomach flu was ripping through our house like a hurricane.  My...

Cry If You Want To

Recently a fellow mom blogger wrote a piece on why she won't post pics of her kids crying on Facebook.  I read her post and greatly respect her opinion and point of view, but...

Let Us Mourn the Loss of Summer

As I sit and write this, it is the first day that has been foggy and cold. It actually feels like the start of fall, which makes me want to mourn the loss of summer....

More Of That Stuff They Don’t Tell You About Birthing Babies

You want to know what I never get tired of? Birth Stories. I've never heard a birth story that I didn't find totally fascinating.  They're all like a season finale of Grey's Anatomy -thrilling, intriguing...

An Open Letter To My Fat Pants

Dear Fat Pants, You have many names by which all women know you; yoga pants, sweatpants, or pajama pants. My favorite being faux-ga pants, because my pants have never seen one solitary downward facing dog....

Rent a Vacation Paradise

Vacationing as a family isn’t always a vacation when you think about squeezing a whole family (in our case five) into a single hotel room where everyone has to go to bed at the...

Aging Gracefully      

People don’t seem to want to age gracefully anymore. In fact, women especially, seem to do anything within their power to defy the aging process. Apparently having needles stuck in your face and deadly...