Krista

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Krista is wife to her high school sweetheart and best friend, Randy, and mom to her two sweet boys, Hudson and Jones. She’s a former first-grade teacher turned writer, using her words and heart to uplift and encourage mamas on this wild, beautiful, messy journey of motherhood. She loves spending time with family and friends, exploring the incredible outdoors, exercising (#alonetime), long strolls around the neighborhood to pass the witching hour, rooting for too many teams across too many sports to name, snuggling on the couch with her hubby and binge-watching Suits, and baring her mama heart over at Kisses From Boys with Krista Ward.

2017 Guide to Trick Or Treating in Colorado Springs

Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special events to go trick or treating in Colorado Springs! These are kid-friendly events that include trick or treating as well as trunk...

2017 Guide to Fall Foliage Day Trips

It might be the most glorious trait of Colorado. All the Fall colors that drip down the mountainside like a golden vein. This guide was put together to give you a starting point for planning...

5 Things You Need to Know for a Successful School Year

It's inevitable that you'll realize it's dress up day at school only after arriving to see everyone's child in costume but yours. You'll forget to sign that dumb Friday folder once or twice (a month). You'll pull into the driveway after drop-offs only to find your kiddo's lunchbox in the backseat.
Ode to my life before kids

An Ode To My Life Before Kids

It's no surprise that things change once you have a child. In fact, sometimes it seems that life as you once knew it was tossed into a blender. I am constantly amazed by the...

The Joy of Having a Baby and the Misery of our Postpartum Bodies

When you give birth, I'm convinced that there is absolutely no way to be prepared for the overwhelming love you feel for that fresh, tiny - or maybe not so tiny...bless you - human....

The News and Me: The Story of the Epic Battle for my Thoughts

I honestly crack myself up at the multitude of things of motherhood that I assumed were simply "all bark and no bite." All of the things that I figured I would never do nor...

Dear Brand Spanking New Moms: Where Are You?

As soon as I announced my pregnancy to the world in June of 2015, first came the shrieks of joy and excitement, which were then swiftly followed by mounds of advice for this first...