I'm a single mama to Maddox, Walker, and Finn as well as our three dogs Charlotte, Ladybird, and Nick Carraway. The boys and I live in the Colonial Village area of South Knoxville where I run a furniture restoration business, teach voice lessons at a non- profit school, and blog for Dollywood on their Insider panel. I love summer, British period dramas, baths, cheese, Charleston SC, Biltmore, travel, wine, and books. I'm Beatles obsessed, I sleep with too many pillows, I've been known to burst into song on the regular, and I'll never pass a stray animal or abandoned piece of furniture in the road that I won't put into my car. My house is a wreck, I don't limit screen time, we eat way too much convenience food, and I'm a top contender for the World's Okayest Mom.
"Come mothers and fathers throughout the land.
And don't criticize what you can't understand.
Your sons and daughters are beyond your command.
Your old road is rapidly agin.'
Please get out of the new one if you can't...
“You’ll miss this so much one day.”
“You need to cherish every moment when they’re little like this.”
“It goes so fast!”
No. No no no no no.
As the mother of a nine-year-old and seven-year-old, in addition...