Jessica Hughes | Happily Hughes – Atlanta Georgia Content Creator

“What do you do all day?”

Well, it happened today.  The straw that broke the camels back.  I ran into an acquaintance at the grocery store and we did the normal “what are you up to?” conversation.  As soon as I said I was a stay-at-home mom, her eyes got wide and she asked that dreaded question: “What do you DO […]

Favorite Friday- Beach Photos

 Finally getting around to posting the rest of our beach pics!  Each year we go on a family vacay, with Jason’s side, right after Christmas.  It’s a much needed break from the holiday craziness and we get to unwind listening to the waves.    Plus, this kid just LOVES the beach.  Ok, let me rewrite that: […]

Christmas Photos

Hey there friends.  Long time no talk.  So long, I’m just now posting our Christmas photos!  Whoops 🙂  But it was a much needed and very enjoyed vacation.  So back track to Christmas!  Christmas Eve night my mom, hubby and I spent listening to holiday music and setting up Huddy’s surprises.  We were all SO […]

Huddy’s 18 Month

My oh my do I love being this kid’s mom and today he turns 18 months!  And while I’m sad it’s all going by so fast, I am so enjoying this age.  Yes he has temper tantrums, but for the most part they are few and far between.  He is so adventurous, active, talkative, inquisitive, […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies

After last weeks Cookie Oatmeal Smoothie recipe, I got a lot of emails asking if I had any other fun ways to sneak veggies into kids meals.  Well of course I do, and I’m happy to share.  First, here are the 6 golden items I try to keep on hand at all times:  *Frozen Chopped […]

End the Mommy Wars!

I cannot read another article or blog post in this “Mommy War”. You know what I’m talking about: how being a stay-at-home or a working mom is best for your child, how breastfeeding is the responsible way to feed that child, how attachment parenting makes your child confident and secure, or how attachment parenting is […]

Halloween Costumes for Kids

Awww this was Huddy last year as Clark Kent!  I can’t believe how much he’s grown.  I love Halloween and having a child makes it a million times more fun.  Especially one that’s not old enough to tell me what he wants to wear yet, so I get to pick.  Below I’ve rounded up my […]

TBT- A Letter to Expecting Moms

I was going through my old blog and found this gem and just had to share it!  Here’s some love and happiness for all you expecting mamas out there:    A dear friend of mine is currently pregnant and we were talking the other day about how people react when they notice that she’s expecting. […]

Activities for your 15 Month Old- Tips and Tricks Thursday (Linkup)

Welcome to the Tips and Tricks linkup!  For this linkup share one or several general life tips or tricks on your blog (we know you have some good ones hiding up your sleeves).   You can write about whatever subject you desire, just let us know some ways to do it better.  The complete rules […]

Huddy’s 15 Months

Yeah when they said time flew, I didn’t really listen.  And now I’m looking at this sweet little human that I swear I just gave birth to yesterday.  He’s running, jumping and dancing constantly.  He’s got more energy than I know what to do with, and his emotions are a daily roller coaster.  He LOVES […]

Natural Remedies for Teething- Tips and Tricks Thursday (Linkup)

Natural Teething Remedies It is THE worst when your babe is teething and you don’t know what to do about it 🙁  Huddy is not a good teether, and this past week has been the absolute worst I’ve seen him.  Here are some natural remedies that have helped get him through the worst of it: […]

Huddy's 14 Month Update

This month has been the exact opposite of last month.  Yes, Huddy is still super energetic, eats more than I can keep up with, and tries to fight napping on a weekly basis.  But he has been SO cuddly and gives me kisses all the time(which he NEVER does).  Oh be still my heart!  Is […]

Favorite Friday- Toddler Activities

*Finger painting– you can make your own paint here.  Sometimes we do it on paper, sometimes we paint the driveway, and all the time we get covered in it 😉  *Reading– the kid brings me books to read to him ALL DAY. I’ve had to buy more to keep his interest because he gets bored if […]

Finding the Village

We all know the saying “It takes a village to raise a child.”  With “I Miss the Village” blog post currently going viral, it’s made me realize how lonely this whole mom thing can be.  We don’t have a village to help raise our children anymore, nor the support that comes with it.  I grew […]