My Mother’s Day Gift to You: Three Secrets That Will Save Your Sanity

Tobi Blake
My Mother’s Day Gift to You: Three Secrets That Will Save Your Sanity

Cup of coffee in hand, children off to school, it’s 8:30 in the morning and I’m feeling great. I sit down to write this post and the phone rings. It’s my seventh grader saying he forgot his socks and needs me to bring him some. Roll my eyes and deliver socks. Switch laundry. Change god-awful diaper. Re-heat coffee. Deep breath. Sit back down to write this post and the phone rings. It’s the school nurse telling me my third grader is having chest pain. Rush to the school, fearing the worst. It was a minor case of indigestion that a...

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Mom with Stretch Marks Says Put on that Damn Bikini!

Tobi Blake
Mom with Stretch Marks Says Put on that Damn Bikini!

I am a mother to seven children. No, that is not a typo. I gave birth to five of them. My middle name should be legally changed to Kegel. Some days I feel like I'm on top of it all. Mostly, I spend my days trying to stay sane amidst absolute chaos. By the end of most days, I feel like I survived some insane war battle. A glass of red wine and an episode (or five) of House of Cards feels like a legitimate vacation. I love my kids dearly. I would do anything for them. I work from home....

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