Stephanie is a Wisconsin native who has always called this great state home, except for a quick two year stint in Minnesota after earning her business degree at UW-Madison. She now resides in Brookfield with her attorney husband and their four bold, beautiful, biracial children (Amira – 8, Leila – 6, Naomi – 3, and Isaiah – 6 months). Stephanie is a full-time working mom who loves a good list and credits her planner for keeping her on track while balancing work and mom duties. When she isn’t working or mommy-ing, Stephanie enjoys going on a long run, reading a good book, dreaming of her next travel adventure, and drinking a craft beer or glass of red wine with her husband.

Workout Motivation: A Wantable.com Fitness Review

I love working out! Since becoming a mom, I have worked really hard to find the time and balance to continue to make it a priority. It is my favorite way to clear my...

Yes, I Have Three Daughters but You Don’t Need to Feel Bad for Me

Yes, I'm a mom to three daughters. But, no, you don't have to feel bad for my husband. And you definitely don't need to feel sorry for me. During each of our pregnancies, we chose...

Five Ways For Kids To Give Back This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And we all know that with this holiday, comes the daily social media posts telling us that everyone is #thankful and #blessed. But being thankful isn't just for...

For the Love of Themed Halloween Costumes

Between carving pumpkins, putting up festive decorations and going trick or treating, there is no denying that there is a lot to love about Halloween. This holiday is serious fun! Since becoming a mom,...

What Happened When I Started Saying Yes More to My Kids

Before I became a mom, I knew that I would try to raise kids with a set of reasonable rules and safe boundaries. I figured that I would find the perfect balance between strict...

Please Stop Calling My Daughter Bossy

Say the word bossy. I bet you can immediately think of someone who is bossy and it is not describing them in a positive way. If you are honest, the person you think of...

Why I Vow To Never Miss A Girls’ Trip

At the end of May, I flew to Nashville with my five closest friends for our annual girls’ getaway. We have been officially taking these trips for 7 years, since my oldest daughter was...

A Letter To My Daughters From Their White Mom

To my daughters, From day one as your mom, I promised myself that I would be your first and fiercest supporter. And since that day, I have also known that one of my most important jobs...