Jolie Holmes


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...

The Time the Routine Got Ruined

I have always thrived on having a set schedule and routine. I like to mark things off of lists. I am a planner nerd, not in the planner (probably not going to happen). I...

I Need a Tough Boy

I have two little guys. There are currently 5 and 2 years old. Their baby sister is 6 months old.   Ever since our first son was born, there has been an emphasis that he NEEDS...

Dear Kindergartner

Dear Kindergartner,  Oh, how did we get here so fast? It seems like just yesterday we were wondering how the hospital allowed us to bring you home- no manual or anything. We were clueless, but...

Delivery During Deployment

On January 3, 2018 I delivered the most perfect, squishy, nine-pound baby boy right here in Baton Rouge, LA while my husband - his father - was protecting America’s freedom in Africa. I’ll let...