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Erin Lapota

Erin is a Hoosier girl that loves all things Indy. She lives in Fountain Square with her husband Michael, sons Clark and Fletcher, and fur baby Murphy. When she grows up she wants to be a backup dancer for Lizzo, but until that time, she works as a Relationship Manager for a large human resources management software company. Erin is a beer connoisseur, she never turns down a carb, and Kacey Musgraves is always on repeat on her Spotify.

I Lost Myself in Marriage and Motherhood

One morning, I walked by the mirror a few months ago, saw my reflection, and didn’t recognize the person looking back at me. It sounds cliche, but I didn’t recognize the person in that...

In All the Chaos, I Needed Simple

Life is a little overwhelming, crazy, exhausting, noisy. Choose your synonyms there, but you get the idea. Going on year three of this pandemic, we could all use some precedented times right about now....

Sleep Training Success

The number one question you get asked as a new parent is, “Is the baby sleeping through the night?” With our first kid, the answer was “Oh yes, we are killing this parenting thing.”...

I Left My Husband and Kids; You Should Too

I did it. I packed up and left my husband and kids for four days. It was the best thing ever to recharge my mom battery and take a step away from reality for...

Joyful Movement: Changing my Relationship with Exercise

Exercise and I have always had a love-hate relationship. Well, to be honest, way more on the hate side of things versus love. I hated that no matter what I did, the scale never...

Kid-Free Weekend Getaway Ideas

We’ve all been locked in our houses with our womb gremlins for what feels like 500 million years and it’s time to escape before we all go crazy! Now that things are starting to...

I Wasn’t Prepared to be a Mom of Two

I know it sounds harsh, and I feel like a terrible mom for even thinking it, but there are times where I miss life before two kids. There are times where I miss being...

Pregnant During a Pandemic

Well, we couldn’t stay six feet apart, and I went and got knocked up during a pandemic (classic Covid joke, had to do it). We always knew we wanted another kid, but getting pregnant...

Embrace the Messy Side of Motherhood

Chooo chooo y’all and all aboard the hot mess express! Move over Karen! Make room for the new chick on the block, Britney. (A tribute to the Queen of hot messes, Britney Spears). The...

National Taco Day: The Best Tacos in the City to Celebrate

Listen up friends, pay close attention because this may be the most important thing you read all week... IT’S NATIONAL TACO DAY! Look, we can all agree this year has been kind of a...

Grandmas are Special People: Lessons From Gram

Grandmas are Special People Mine was extra special. She was some sort of superhuman, who did everything for everyone and made this world a better place. She always felt like home. When something was wrong,...

Pandemic Living, Not My Jam

Pandemic living, quarantine, and lockdown. Living through a global pandemic, nope, not my jam. Zero out of five stars, would not recommend. “Living through a pandemic” was not an option on my MASH list...

Pandemic Potty Training: What, Like It’s Hard?

As soon as the pandemic shut down happened, a bunch of moms turned to mommy group chats and mommy social media groups with the resounding message, “What a perfect time to potty train!” As...

Raising Good Humans

Let’s be honest with ourselves; we are all going to mess up our kids in some form or fashion because we are all human and nobody is perfect (regardless of what I tell my...
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