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Bailey Streicher

A self-proclaimed "Hot Mess Mom", Bailey is enjoying her whirlwind life in Brownsburg with her husband, two toddlers, and golden doodle. She's a proud IU graduate, former Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader, and now taking on her greatest adventure of all, motherhood. When she's not chasing her kids, she has a passion for dance, yoga, and Netflix. Bailey enjoys writing about real life as a mom: the good, the bad, and the sticky.

When I Tell My Grandkids About This

I've been thinking lately, dreaming really, about the distant future. When my chest gets tight, when this all feels like too much, I think about a time far from now when we'll look back...

Meet Our Indianapolis Moms: Bailey Streicher

Hey, mamas! I'm Bailey. Mother of three beautiful kiddos and self-proclaimed HOT MESS. I thought becoming a mom would give me one last nudge out of the hot mess zone… (tilts head back in laughter). I'm...

Three Babies, Three C-Sections: Here’s What I Learned

During my first pregnancy, I didn't give a C-section much thought. I was consumed by all things pregnancy, nurseries, tiny onesies, and baby names. I just assumed I'd meet my baby after hours of...

A Letter to My Thirtysomething Valentine

Dear Thirtysomething Valentine, On this, our 17th Valentines Day, I still love you like I did then.  I remember our first ever Valentine's Day, head over heels in love. Just freshman in college wrapped up in...

The Last Pregnancy

Baby #3. It seems like just a few weeks ago, I looked down at those two pink lines and couldn't believe my luck. Party of 5, my dream coming true. There I was, 4...

Adding Chaos to My Chaos: The Decision to Have Three

It's 7:45 on a Tuesday night. Tired from the work hustle, dinner scramble, and soccer practice, we're late on our bedtime routine. Our 4-year-old is tired and sweaty, and having flopped his cleats in...

What’s in a Year: My School Picture Realization

He came home that afternoon with extra light in his eyes.    "My pictures! They're in my bookbag!"    He was so proud to share this special delivery with his Mommy. We had practiced his "real smile" for...

5 Mom Truths When the Household is Sick

You're chugging along, through your family's weekly hustle and bustle. Bus stops, work meetings, pickup lines, soccer games, homework... life is crazy. Mid-commute from dinner to dance practice, it happens. The sneeze from the...

My Child Fainted: What to Know about Breath Holding Spells

It was a Friday afternoon just like every other one we've had. As we made our way in from the garage, I juggled the contents of our pool bag as my 2-year-old daughter ran...

My Mom Helped Me become “Mom”

When my son was born, I shed the happy tears, took all the pictures, and reveled in his "new human" scent. Family and friends drifted in and out of our hospital room, marveling at...

The Nap Time Dance

Everyone knows, for a parent in the baby/toddler stage of life...nap time is the holy grail of priorities. Nap time gives you a sweet little slice of downtime in what can sometimes (most times)...

Watching You Take Off- A Letter to my First Born

Dear First Born,  From the minute you came into my life, I laid eyes on you and felt my heart swell to a size it never was before. My love for you terrified me, and...

Parenting Made Me a Homebody

Parenting has a way of changing just about everything. Matters that once held a prestigious spot at the top of your priority list find themselves knocked down a few pegs, or cast aside altogether....

Four Ways to Turn the Day Around

Mommin' ain't easy. You know it, I know it, the neighbor that can hear you yelling from across the street knows it. Some days are light and airy, with snuggles and perfect Instagram pictures...
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