Family

Oh BABY, Let’s Think It Over!

My 17 year old daughter has a class at school this year called Early Lifespan Development. She has a wonderful teacher who has taught her so many things about “real life.” But one of the lessons recently made my daughter think it over! Beginning in December, her teacher handed out fake “positive” pregnancy tests and told […] Read more…

My Husband Gave Me a Father’s Day Gift – Baby Blanket Love

We have an advertising relationship with a store in this post (see Disclosure page for more information). Use code “RaisingYall” at Modern Burlap to save 10% through March 5th.   I have to admit that when it comes to baby blankets, I am a bit of a hoarder. Blankets seem to be one of the easiest gifts […] Read more…

Trying to Make My Toddler Eat Healthier: a Broccoli Tot Recipe

My kid loves french fries. I cannot explain it any other way than love. He LOVES french fries. I’ve been buying him frozen sweet potato fries to make at home a few times throughout the week but when we go out to eat he usually gets regular french fries because that’s the norm these days. […] Read more…

Our Favorite Things | 1

We have an advertising relationship with some of the stores in this post (read more about this here). We have lots to love this week, primarily this crazy Kentucky weather being 80 degrees outside today. Tomorrow is supposed to be half that. Welcome to Kentucky. So sunshine happiness aside, we’ve got a few things on […] Read more…

Compassion is Always Cool

As parents, we all want to see our children act with compassion and show empathy toward others.  You want to see that when your children are young, but especially as your children grow into young adults and face more diverse situations in a world where violence and cruelty are almost accepted by everyone around us.  […] Read more…

Raising Y’all Launch Party

There is no denying that we enjoy any excuse to get together and have a fun time. Turns out, launching a blog is as good as any to have a party! So we sent out invites, made some really tasty appetizers, and popped some beautiful pink champagne. Our family and friends showed up for a […] Read more…

Moms, You Need a Mom Tribe

Motherhood is a pretty exclusive club. There is one rule you have to follow in order to get into the club, but it’s actually quite simple. Rule 1: become a mom. Doesn’t matter how, just the fact that you do. Once you’ve done that, boom. You’re in. Once you’re in the club your life is […] Read more…

Welcome to Raising Y’all!

We are so happy you are here! We’re Jennifer and Emily, two mommas turned best friends. There’s a range of ages with our children, from toddler to teenagers under our roofs, which makes it all the more fun. So we’re blogging our experiences of motherhood in hopes of sharing something great with our fellow mommas. After all, […] Read more…

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