For The Birds

When my ideas run low, I turn to my three year old for some creative projects. At least I know he will be slightly interested in it if he was the idea producer. Sometimes he lacks ideas to and we are left turning the first thing we see into a momma day activity. We were … More For The Birds

Green Rainbows

Since becoming Kelly O’Brien, I have looked at St. Patrick’s Day though green tinted glasses. Motherhood took that to a whole new level. ¬† Catching little green men, pots of gold, rainbows – this is creativity central with chocolate covered in gold!! Who wouldn’t jump right in as an Irish Mom?! This year, we wanted … More Green Rainbows

I Heart You

I think the whole world could use a BIG dose of love and compassion, kindness and understanding. Normally, Valentine’s Day is a holiday where I eat poorly in the name of love, maybe wear red, and make a few love notes for the three guys in my life. This year I want Valentine’s Day to … More I Heart You

On Their Own

There is pressure in today’s world to over structure your children’s lives. Heck, my life is over structured and the limited time I have with my children is priceless. ¬†Many times I plan projects or outings with my kids to guarantee quality time. This works for me, but it doesn’t leave room for unplanned play. … More On Their Own

ZOO-topia

With my older son in Kindergarten, I have Fridays off with my youngest. Momma days, as they are known, have always been the three of us and this year I struggled with letting my oldest go. I miss him – we miss him, but I also love the one-on-one time with my brilliant, little, chatter-box. … More ZOO-topia