No matter how experienced of a breastfeeding mother that I am, I will always fear someone approaching me while nursing my almost eight month old in public. Sad isn’t it? Society has sexualized breasts and women so much that a woman nourishing her child is almost taboo. Here’s a fun fact for you – the… Read More Breastfeeding vs Ignorance in Today’s Society
I sit on the couch after laying the baby down and take a deep breath. M is still awake, and she asks “Having bad day, Mom?” Yes, but, “No, honey. Mommy’s just tired.” It’s almost like she can sense the tension in my shoulders, the irritation of repeating myself, begging and pleading to “Take 3 more bites,… Read More The Guilt of Motherhood
*this post contains affiliate links* Christmas can be stressful, and not to mention EXPENSIVE! That’s why I LOVE that there is a $20-$25 range to be spent on the gifts for the great Taylor gift exchange. I also love putting together gifts and I’ve never just been able to pick one $25 item. It just seems so…boring!… Read More Christmas Gift Ideas for $25 – Part II
*this post contains affiliate links* For the last few years on my husband’s side we started the tradition of a white elephant gift exchange. Normally white elephant gifts are supposed to be tacky and sometimes even obscene, but we’ve all decided that we have enough crap lying around our homes that we’ll never use (and be… Read More Christmas Gift Ideas for $25 – Part I
**This Post May Contain Affiliate Links** We just received our first snowfall here in Iowa, and I’m already contemplating packing up all of our belongings and moving to Hawaii. There’s not much that I hate about living here, but the winter weather is definitely on that list. Snow is all well and good for Christmas,… Read More Cold Weather Recipes: Taco Soup
I think we’ve all been there, as a matter of fact I’ll say that I’m 100% certain that we have all been there. You do know what there I’m talking about, don’t you? You’re 14 years old, arguing with our parents about not being able to go out on a Saturday night because of that failing… Read More Stop! And Enjoy the Cookie Dough.
Well, I suppose like all projects, it’s best to start somewhere. And that somewhere is usually at the beginning, right? Who am I…who is AshKTaylor? Well girls and boys, boys and girls allow me to introduce myself! I’m a mother of two darling daughters. Owner of a Bernese Mountain Dog (AKA: The Rebound), who although I… Read More The Beginning