Author Archive | Nickie

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Let’s Talk About Race

Trigger Warning: racism, maternal mortality Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Civil Rights hero. He is a modern-day legend, remembered for his messages of love, of working toward a peaceful revolution against injustice. Because there is a focus of remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. for his message of peace, the tensions that formed the message, [...]
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5 Must-Do Activities for Sub-Zero Fun!

I’m gonna lose friends for this, but omgilovethecold. And you can, too. No, seriously- you can have fun (with your kids) in the cold weather. I mean, what’s not to love?  I love wearing a furry-hooded parka, I love Sorels, I love snow, soup, hot glogg, and who can resist well-placed Frozen references.  As our […]

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#MeToo

I recently came across one of those “If you____, then post this as your status” things. I don’t know what you call those. They’re not “memes,” and they’re not “chain mail,” though they kind of have the feel of both.  This one, though, was posted by someone I know who doesn’t normally engage in those […]

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My Mother’s Kitchen

When we moved into our house, I was in the sixth grade, and had moved eight times. We had lived in quarters (military housing) for the two years prior to my parents’ buying the house in which I would spend all of my adolescence.  The Ugliest House There Ever Was This isn’t an Ugly Duckling […]

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I’m Done Shrinking. No More Diets.

I recently joined Weight Watchers, and it was the best decision I have made in a long time. In the period of chaos between meeting my husband, and having 3 back-to-back pregnancies, I entered into this habit of eating- or, well, not-eating until 2:00 p.m., and then eating everything I could reach until I went […]

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A Birth Mother’s Perspective on the Beautiful-and Complex- Process of Adoption

In an effort to honor the complex and beautiful process of adoption, Indy Moms Blog has had the opportunity to work with On Your Feet Foundation to feature the stories of birth mothers and their experience of the adoption process. On Your Feet Foundation “honors and values the choice birth parents have made to place their […]

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Children’s Learning Adventure Sneak Peek!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Children’s Learning Adventure. Although Indy Moms Blog received compensation for this post, all opinions are the author’s. Have you ever driven by Children’s Learning Adventure and wondered what goes on inside?! Us, too. So when we heard about the Children’s Learning Adventure Sneak Peek, we got excited to share […]

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The Orchard School Summer Camp!

Disclosure: Indy Moms Blog received product or payment in exchange for featuring this post. The Orchard School Summer Camp invites your camper to its 28th year of quality camp experience! With offerings for children as young as 3 all the way up to 8th graders in academics, sports, arts, outdoor adventure, and more, there is […]

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