Jolie Holmes


My Not-So-Favorite Things

Y'all. This list could go on forever. I never wanted to know how to do these things, but I'm married to a first responder husband, who is also in the Navy. Some things can't...

From a Former Elf Hater

For five solid years, I was strong. For five years, I didn’t cave. I said I wasn’t doing it and I kept my foot down. I had some really good reasons for my anti-elf...

The Un-Damsel in Distress

I'm sure you've seen her (you probably know her)--the female who thinks nothing is beyond her own ability. The female who can wipe the sweat and trudge along, the female who can negotiate her...

Just Feel Dumb

There's been a shift in me, a change in my heart. I reach out. I initiate. I reach out every day to my tribe. Only a year ago I built a tribe. My very...

Becoming the Middle Child

I stared at those two pink lines for.ev.er. Just kidding, it was probably all of two solid minutes that was interrupted by somebody needing a snack. We already had a 4 year old and...