Reagan’s First 5K #RaisingARunner

Raising Reagan | Reagan's First 5K #RaisingARunner

This past weekend Reagan ran her first 5k race! Can you say proud mommy right here? Yeah .. that happened! I am raising a runner and I couldn’t be happier. Running became part of my life a couple of years ago and Reagan would always get so excited when she saw me cross the finish {Read More…}

Reagan’s 4th Birthday Shenanigans

Raising Reagan | Reagan's 4th Birthday Shenanigans

Maybe it’s the guilt of having filed for divorce less than a month before her 4th birthday. Maybe it was the fact that I was struggling to make sure that my daughter didn’t have that birthday I had when my parents told me their marriage was over. Granted I was in my teens and it {Read More…}

Happy 4th Birthday Reagan!

Raising Reagan | Happy 4th Birthday Reagan!

Four years ago yesterday my sweet baby girl was born. Happy 4th birthday Reagan! Four short years later she is a beautiful little lady going to school in Arizona. She’s been on several plane trips, has lived in three states and has two parents that love her with all their being. It was a day of {Read More…}

You’re The Best Mom Ever

Raising Reagan | You're The Best Mom Ever

She loves me. Most days. The troublesome threes are almost out of here and I am thankful for that. For the most part the sass and the “go fuck yourself” stares have been replaced with needing validation. “Are you happy with me mom?” Now it’s all about making mom happy and in return getting rewarded. {Read More…}

Cause We Could | A Mother Daughter Photo Shoot

Raising Reagan | Cause We Could ~ A Mother Daughter Photo Shoot

Rey is getting pretty fun in front of the camera. She likes to pose differently and see herself in the finished photo when it’s all done. I always love seeing what cute little poses she comes up with or what fun props she decides would make for a cute picture. Case in point .. check out {Read More…}

My Shopping Tornado – Letting Go

Raising Reagan | My Shopping Tornado - Letting Go

This past weekend my mother in law was in town and Reagan was prepared to be spoiled. Like most spoiled children, they get to go a little overboard when the grandparents are in town. Going to bed later, eating more junk food, talking back and getting away with a little more attitude than is typically {Read More…}

Ask Away Friday – Round Thirty Three

Raising Reagan | Back Into A Fitness Groove

It’s America’s birthday? Who’s excited and celebrating in style?! I am so excited to swap with Tamara from Tamara Camera again! It’s a sequel to our first swap which seems like ages ago! In a way it’s kind of fitting that this swap is taking place now because during the first swap with Tamara and I, I {Read More…}

Keeping Reagan Learning During Summer

Raising Reagan | Keeping Reagan Learning During Summer

How do you keep your children learning during Summer? School is out and the last thing they want to do is attempt to retain all the knowledge they picked up over the school year. Reagan is no exception to this even though she is three. She is enrolled in an all day preschool, all year long {Read More…}

Ask Away Friday – Round Thirty Two

Raising Reagan | Ask Away Friday - Round Thirty Two

After taking a much needed personal day last Friday {I’m talking massage and facial at a super nice spa … spoiled!} I am thrilled to be back swapping questiosn with the beautiful Shelly of DIY Mama. Shelly has the sweetest little girl that reminds me a lot of Reagan when she was younger. A blonde haired, {Read More…}

Ask Away Friday – Round Thirty One

Raising Reagan | Ask Away Friday - Round Thirty Three

It’s Friday! It’s Friday! It’s Friday! Can you tell I’m excited about it being Friday? Oh crap .. I just remembered that by the time you get to reading this I am either A- having a root canal {so I’m in a really shitty state considering it’s going to hurt like hell because I can’t {Read More…}