Susanne lives in an old neighborhood in central OKC with her husband, daughter (2) and two rowdy dogs and one cat. She works as a freelance writer and personal trainer specializing in pre/postnatal fitness. When she's not momming or working, she enjoys working out, reading, being outside, and being creative with recipes and homemade products. And she's always up for a good coffee, local beer, pizza or great workout. Follow her for mom hacks, recipes and workout tips on Instagram.

9 of the Best Outdoor Places and Spaces in OKC

This year has been an emotional rollercoaster, to put it nicely, and we're all employing every coping technique available to us. While things feel so crazy, it's important to be intentional about taking care...

16 Shows To Binge After Bedtime

Parents don't get much time to themselves. It's just a fact of becoming a parent. That's why so many of us wake up early, stay up late, or both, to savor the sweet moments...

6 Ways to Cope While Parenting in a Pandemic

Being a parent during a pandemic is super hard. There are lessons to be learned and value to be found amid all of this, but it doesn’t erase the extreme pressure we’re all feeling....

Office Gossip: My New Coworker

Like many parents around the world, we are now doing our jobs from home, taking care of kids, homeschooling, keeping up with household chores, and trying to keep our cool. I haven’t had a...

Tips To Prepare For Your First Kid Free Vacation

For the first two and a half years of my daughter’s life, she wasn’t away from me (or her dad) for more than one night. We took our first multi-day trip away from her...

Being a 30-something Mom is the Actual Best

These days, my clothing choices are all about comfort and practicality. Just as I want jeans with more coverage and roomy pockets (gotta put extra tissues and snacks somewhere!), high waist 'mom jeans' and...

It’s Easy Being Green (6 Easy Recycling Tips for Families)

Once I became a mom, my attention was focused on ensuring the best life for my daughter. I also want to teach my daughter to be empowered to make a change in her community...

Mindfulness Through Miscarriage: A Daniel Tiger Lesson For Moms

One afternoon, my daughter and I were sitting on the couch watching Daniel Tiger - an amazing PBS Kids show that is basically Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood reincarnate, in case you're not already a PBS...

Sleep Training Isn’t A Dirty Word

As a new mom, we often enter motherhood with expectations of what life will be like with an infant. Then once our baby is here, we’re plunged into the ocean's depths, trying to figure...