Laura O'Brien

I am a mom of 3, wife, and kindergarten teacher. My husband and I are both UT grads. Go Vols! I'm an enneagram 9, so you probably won't find a lot of controversy here. I love all things Knoxville with my whole heart. In my free time, I sleep.

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Vomit Out of a Car Seat

So here you are. You have found your way to this blog post due to the most unfortunate of momming duties. First, take a deep breath. Actually, stop! Don't take a deep breath. I...

6 Christmas Traditions that Grow with Your Family

I'm a sentimental kind of lady. I'm also a hoarder. Such a dangerous combination with children in my home. The holidays are next level when it comes to hoarding memories. I want to save...

What’s With All the Teal Pumpkins?

Ahhh, it's finally fall. East Tennessee is beginning to turn those beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow that are the envy of the nation. Pumpkins are popping up on every porch, and in...
SAHM Guilt- Wasting My College Degree

SAHM Guilt: Wasting My College Degree

This was never the plan. I can't count the number of times I've said, "Oh, I could never do that. I could never be a stay-at-home mom." Yet, here I am. I'm so thankful that...
Letter to the New Mom in Town

A Letter to the New Mom in Town

I know where you are because I'm there, too. You have just finished packing an entire house with small children rummaging through every box. You might have just left the only home your baby...