Let God Close Doors

Let God Close Doors Real Honest Mom blog

As much as I love chasing dreams and being a go-getter when it comes to finding opportunity, there is one important lesson I have learned in a big way and that is to let God close doors. This can be applied to so many things in life. The writing world is ripe with rejection and failed … Read more…

How to Avoid Guilt Over Holiday Eating

How to Avoid Guilt Over Holiday Eating

Post may contain affiliate links, please see my Disclosure and Policy statement for details. I just enjoyed a lot of junk food over the course of a holiday week and I don’t feel guilty about it at all, despite my recent weight loss. I enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings, homemade enchiladas … Read more…

10 Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress

10 Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress RealHonestMom

Post may contain affiliate links. Please see my Disclosure and Privacy statement for details. The holidays are here friends, they come at the same time every year and bring on a lot of the same stresses. Mental stress, physical stress, family stress. When Mama’s not happy, nobody’s happy. Trying to get it all done all … Read more…

3 Big Business Boutique Takeaways and November Prayers

November Prayers

Post may contain affiliate links. Please see my Disclosure and Policy statement for details. If you follow me on social media at all, you are probably well aware that I attended Christy Wright’s Business Boutique in Nashville. I made several social media posts about it on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and it was life-changing. Something that … Read more…

Homemade Jurassic World Family Halloween Costumes

Jurassic World Family Costume Owen Claire Velociraptor Indominus

Post may contain affiliate links. See my Disclosure and Privacy statement for details. You know, as ridiculous as I’ve ever looked, I can’t think of a single time I’ve ever regretted dressing up for Halloween with the kids. I feel a little silly and self-conscious because not a lot of parents dress up, but I … Read more…

Painting Pumpkins with Glow-in-the-Dark and Neon Paints

Painting pumpkins with Neon and glow in the dark paints

*Post may contain affiliate links, please see my disclosure/policy statement for details One time I wrote about Unfortunate Children’s Art and how even though our children’s projects may not be perfect or go wild on a Pinterest feed, they are precious and beautiful to us because our children made them. I also shared several examples of … Read more…

Glow Stick Emoji Fun

"Surprised"

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my Policy and Disclosure statement for details. I am all about thinking outside of the box to find cheap, easy fun kids stuff and party ideas, but the kids actually stumbled upon this one themselves. One night after getting home from a children’s birthday party, they were going … Read more…

Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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I saw a meme the other day that said something along the lines of how Fall is a season that reminds us that there are things we can let go of. Boy, that is so much easier said than done, but I love the symbolism of it. In my last post I told you I … Read more…

Where Did September Go?

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It’s October. Seriously, weren’t we just at the pool? Wasn’t I just doing back-to-school shopping? It’s pumpkin time. And you know what that means. Turkey day and then Christmas. For me, September was gone in a flash. Freelance work-wise I like to think of it as The Great Recovery after a summer drought. Things picked … Read more…

The Only Thing Better Than National Geographic’s “Weird But True” Book Series?

Weird But True - National Geographic Kids

So I just joined Instagram and I posted this picture and caption yesterday: Sooo glad these count towards the #readinglog or we’d be in trouble. Also good for #roadtrips and the #bus stop. #fun #reading #WeirdButTrue #books #bookstagram #NatGeoKids #NationalGeographic #NatGeoKidsInsider #reading #school #homework A photo posted by Audra Rogers (@realhonestmom) on Sep 21, 2016 … Read more…

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