Mandy Rose

Stop comparing yourself to the perfect mom...

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You don’t have to do it all. My guide “The Imperfect Perfect You” will show you how to do what you do with more joy so that you Love the life you’re already living.

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    Ya’ Mon

    We are officially on our Jamaican vacation (day 5 to be exact). We’ve been talking about this trip for MONTHS so it’s fun that we are finally here!

    Our first time taking the boys out of country and to the Caribbean. We taught them to say “Ya’ Mon” before we got here and it’s the first thing they said to our Jamaican driver. He died laughing! (more…)


    The Lies I Told Myself About Getting Fit

    For those of you who don’t know, earlier this year I set out on a journey to get healthy and fit.

    I have always believed in going to a gym over working out from home.

    Lie #1.

    I told myself that I couldn’t stay motivated on my own at home.

    Except then, you know what happened? I couldn’t find the time to go to the gym. Because going to the gym took me at least an hour and half by the time I drove there, worked out, and drove home. I didn’t have an extra hour and a half a day.

    Lie #2.

    I told myself that I didn’t need to workout because there was just not time.

    You know what happens when you begin to let your body and health go? You become depressed about how you look and feel, which affects how you parent, how you love your husband, how you approach your friends, how you treat your family…it affects every aspect of your life.

    That’s when I decided I was going to try out an at-home workout program. I guess you can say, the rest is history.

    You might look at my before pictures and think, geez, I’d be okay with those before pictures (I’ve heard that several times after posting these pictures).

    Fitness Challenge Results - Before and After Photos (more…)


    I Have My Sanity Back

    It never fails, as soon as we open the pool…the boys want to be in it.

    It doesn’t matter what the water temperature is, what the outdoor temperature is, whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring or whether it’s even been cleaned…they will argue “you should let us swimmmmmmm!” until I finally say yes.

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    Be The Mom You Want Your Kids To Remember

    One of the things I absolutely love about working from home and running my own business is that my kids see a strong work ethic in me.

    On the flip side, one thing that I despise about working from home and running my own business is that my kids see me working. A LOT.

    My work day doesn’t always end at 5:00 PM. Sometimes I am squeezing in things when I can because, let’s be honest, when you’re work is AT home…it never goes away.

    Like, never.

    Be The Mom You Want Your Kids To Remember by (more…)


    Hands Full, In A Good Way.


    It seems like lately, life has been flashing right before my eyes.

    I am genuinely so good about capturing memories of the boys (maybe too good) and really bad about taking the time to post about them. It seems like with Marriage More and Happy Mommy Box, I have less and less time to write here. But, I am going to do my best to make it more of a priority.

    I love both of my other businesses, but THIS? This is what I will look back on in 20 years and read.

    And cry.

    And wish I could rewind time. Haha! (more…)

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