Trix Raney

Trix started her life in Georgia after living in Myrtle Beach, Tahoe City, and Nashville, her (now) husband wrangled her into a life of Bayou living here in Baton Rouge. She’s the mother of six; a vivacious 9 year old, a curly haired 6 year old, their hurricane of a youngest 4 year old, and 3 sweet babes taken far too soon. She’s well versed in potty humor & innuendos while perfecting the art of sarcasm on the daily. When she’s not busy living the home school life, complete with yoga pants & coffee she is running her business Rane or Shine Designs.

I Spoke Out, I Will Teach Them to Speak Out

A man dear in my life recently posted this statement: “Every mother of boys should be terrified that at anytime, any girl can fabricate any story without proof and ruin their lives.” I was appalled. I...

You Used to be Tiny

You Used to be Tiny You used to be tiny. So tiny you fit on my shoulder and when you cried, I could sing “You Are My Sunshine” to lull you into calm. When you...

Four Postpartum Secrets No One Warned You About

Congratulations, you just had a baby!  You’re smitten with that sweet girl — oh, it’s a boy? Gotcha that precious baby boy! Enjoy those newborn coos & all the baby snuggles because in the midst...

The New Mom’s {Honest} Guide to Breastfeeding

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  The New Mom's {Honest} Guide to Breastfeeding When I was pregnant with my first, we were kind...

How to Care For a Friend After a Miscarriage

When we lost our baby, I lost myself for a bit. I felt broken, half gone. But only half because I still had a daughter to care for. It was many cold, haunting nights....

90’s Lyrics That Totally Apply to Motherhood

The other day, as I dropped the last kid off in carpool, I switched the radio from our kid-friendly station to the nostalgic sounds of the 90's. And as Bush came blaring through my...

RaceTrac Pizza, Our Secret to a Hectic Day

Disclosure :: This is a post sponsored by RaceTrac. However, all thoughts and opinions are genuinely our own. RaceTrac Pizza, Our Secret to a Hectic Day You know those days, the ones you have ALL THE THINGS...