Melissa Long

Melissa Long
I have a small 3 person family- my 6 year old little girl, Ellie and my husband Matt. I have 3 fur babies, my dog Jack-Jack ( Dachshund) and my two cats Harry and Mickey. I have battled infertility for a while, and I am willing to talk with any woman in the same battle. I work Full time as a teacher at a local daycare. I am a University of Cincinnati student. I'm finishing up my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education! Never too late to go for a dream folks. In my free time, I enjoy: church, all things Disney, reading, writing and quiet times with my family. I'm a simple girl! It does not take very much to make me happy. You will see me at the grocery store with my messy bun and yoga pants on, that's for sure.

Some More S’more Recipes for National S’mores Day {Aug. 10}

Want s'more? It's August 10, meaning its National S'mores Day! Tired of the classic s'more recipe we all know and love? You know, the graham cracker, marshmallow and chocolate? Well, I have some ideas for...

10 Fun and Budget-Friendly Summer Activities

Summer is here! Oh, I'm so happy. I love being outdoors, the summer breeze, playing in the water with my daughter... But kids always say it: "I'm bored." Well, moms, I'm about to give you some...

Summertime Crafts and Activities

I am bound and determined to give my daughter an amazing summer! So I decided to put together a list of fun activities and crafts to do with your kiddos. Also, you have to...

Mom Confession: I Don’t Want COVID-19 to End

I don't want COVID-19 to end. Why may you ask? Simply put - I am enjoying this time. This sounds completely bonkers, but hear me out. I was laid off from my job almost two...

Going Coronavirus Crazy? Here Are 10 Kid-Friendly Activities!

Keeping the kids busy is probably one of the hardest things to do when we are social distancing during this COVID-19 outbreak. We are stuck inside with nowhere to go or do. Handing them...

5 Ways to Manage Anxiety in This Uncertain Time

I want to help my fellow moms who may be suffering from anxiety, too. Coronavirus has completely rocked our world (and honestly, that's a severe understatement). Everything from schools/daycares being closed, jobs laying off/closing...

3 Reasons Mommy is Getting Her Bachelor’s Degree

  “Would it be crazy?” Me, literally asking my husband about going back to college. "Nope," he assured me. He never, ever told me I was crazy. He hates it when I doubt myself. I had many...

Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Lazy Moms

Yep. I'm a lazy mom. However, I want to create lasting memories for my daughter, Ellie. We have 'Buddy' the elf who comes to visit from the North Pole during the holiday season. But...

3 Reasons I Loathe Black Friday

I use the word loathe very seldom because it's such a strong word. But I LOATHE Black Friday. There is nothing else I hate more than people putting shopping before family. I always feel bad...

4 Ways to Set Boundaries

Relationships are messy. Like, really, REALLY messy. Relationships are so hard, especially when the person does not take into account your boundaries. It can be someone really close to you, such as a family...