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Category Archives for Mommy’s Blog

I want to send free autographed books to your kids this Christmas!

UPDATE:  This challenge is now closed for 2016. Thank you to all who joined me! The holidays are my favorite time of year. I love the way the snow glitters under the rising sun, the abundance of peppermint

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Anniversary: A Love Story

December already! Time really does fly, except for in November. For whatever reason the month of November was shockingly slow this year. Anyway, December is pretty much my favorite month in the entire

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I just hit rock bottom and I’m asking for help

UPDATE:  As of February 23, I haven't touched a drop of alcohol since writing this post. That's almost 4 months sober, and it's in large part because of all your support. Thank you so much! I officially

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Why Adoption is Right for My Family

As many of you already know, my husband and I are partway through the adoption process. Once complete, we'll be adding 1 or 2 children to our family, as we are open to adopting siblings. I get a lot of

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The OCDiva: Organize Your Way to Happier Kids!

Hi y’all, I’m K.M. Hodge, the suspenseful other half to the Book Cellar Mystery Series.  I’m not much of a diva nor do I have OCD. I do get a deep satisfaction from order and a regimented schedule.

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The Long Road Home

Growing up–people talk about it as if it's something you only have to do once. You're a kid, then–bam–you're all grown up. Well, I'm 31 and I'm still growing up. That's not to say I'm

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The OCDiva: Teach Your Toddler to Tidy Up

Welcome, fellow OCDivas! Welcome also to all you aspiring OCDivas out there. If you're new to this blog series, you can catch yourself up here–or you can just dive straight in with these awesome

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Why I Wrote Diving for Pearls

A beautiful journey is coming to its end, and I couldn't be happier about it. My serial collection Diving for Pearls–the entire reason I decided to begin writing books under my given name and to

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On Finding Our Forever Home

It's finally happening for us! Falcon, Phoenix, and I are moving into our forever home. Do you even know how amazing and serious that is? We've found the home we want to raise our children in, the home

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Learning to Look at Myself

I have struggled with poor self-esteem my entire life, and I still struggle. But things are also starting to get a little bit better. And I owe it all to my one-year-old daughter, Phoenix. Back in 2013

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