Cathy Holman is a 30-something mother of five. Originally born in Milwaukee, this city girl went country all for the love of a cowboy. Her blog, PrairieWifeInHeels.com is the place to go for heartfelt humorous posts about parenting, health and wellness (including her preventive mastectomy), fashion and beauty tips, product reviews and giveaways. Read more about her adventures in Wyoming and learn how you can live a life of grit and grace at PrairieWifeInHeels.com.
How I Let My Body Teach Me to Sleep
If I’m being honest, I’ve never been that great at sleeping.
Four Steps to a Quick and (Almost) Painless Purge
Every year we do a purge of the kids’ rooms, and usually when I am nesting I go even deeper and tackle the closets as well.
RECIPE: Dandelion Jelly Is Delicious and Surprisingly Easy to Make
If pressed for a realistic description, I’d say that this unique jelly tastes a lot like honey. My favorite way to describe the flavor is “honey and sunshine.”
PARENTS: 5 Tips to Help Ease Your Laundry Stress
With a family of seven, I spend way more time than I care to acknowledge dealing with laundry.
You CAN Say No to Good Things
I’m trying my best to stick to my goals for the year -- which is all about being OK with change (and even seeking it out) and embracing all the mess and joys of life. A few of my readers mentioned that they could use some help saying "NO."
Kids + Tech = Parents + Boundaries
Being the super over protective mama I am, I researched a bunch of ways you can monitor your children with their tech.
Sometimes Running Away Is the Best Way to Learn How to Run Back
Growing up I never participated in sports, never. When I gave birth to my first child I thought about beginning a workout routine to lose the 35lb of baby weight. But, the utter chaos of learning how to be a mom put an end to that crazy talk!