Megan Cain

Megan Cain
Megan is a born and bred Hoosier that moved to Indianapolis in 2010. She lives with her husband Brandon, daughter Scarlett, and fur baby Coco in Greenwood. You can usually find her with a cup of coffee in her hand and juggling a million different things. She's a true crime addict, euchre extraordinaire, and lover of all things fall. Check her out on Instagram at megan_soshedid.

Embracing Winter

Last year, I read Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Kathryn May. A friend recommended it. It wasn’t on my original TBR list, but I decided to pick it up because...

Embracing New Beginnings: How to Move with Young Children

Moving into a new home is a significant milestone for any family. It's a time of excitement, anticipation, and, let's be real—anxiety—especially when you're a mom with young children. We recently purchased our forever...

Stop Judging Me for Loving Target

A new friend recently asked me what I enjoy doing in my free time. An innocuous question that, five years ago, I would have happily answered. But 37-year-old Megan, with two kids, audibly laughed...
father's day

What Fathers Really Want for Father’s Day: A Closer Look at Meaningful Gifts

Father's Day is a special occasion dedicated to celebrating the contributions and love of fathers around the world. As the day approaches, I find myself wondering—what do fathers want for Father's Day? A few...

The Importance Of Practicing What You Preach

After twenty minutes of begging my four-year-old to brush her teeth, I was over it. Since we were already late, I figured I'd go ahead and wash my face, brush my teeth, and get dressed...

Letting Go Of Our Third Baby

It was an ordinary Sunday. My two girls (ages 3 and 1) were giggling on the floor beside my nightstand. My husband and I were cuddled up, listening to our girl’s banter, and all at...

Mama, Go To The Doctor!

I am the official scheduler of my family. Admittedly, I’m quite good at it. I can see my and my spouse’s respective work calendars and our color-coded family calendar without even checking an app....

Must Haves To Get Through Summer

Summer is in full swing and as it marches on I have found a few things that are making my summer a breeze. Face Sunscreen I have officially hit the age where I will not go...

A Few Facts about Stepparent Adoption

A stepparent is a growing role in today’s world. And in some cases, a stepparent is more significant in a child’s life than a biological parent. If this is the case in your life,...

Parenting a Toddler While Pregnant: Tips From a Tired Mama

It’s 3:00 a.m. My toddler just woke up screaming for me. I am acutely aware of my large belly and swollen feet as I drag my tired body out of bed. As I rock her back to...

My Daughter’s Birthmark

My daughter went to the doctor today. It was nothing serious, just a routine ENT follow-up. She was squeezing my hand and anxiously waiting for Dr. Gutt (or Dr. Goooooot as she calls him)...

Is My Toddler Eating Too Much Sugar?

I want someone to look at me the way my kid looks at an Oreo. There are no two ways about it—we Americans love our sweets. Whether it is a sugary treat from Starbucks or...

My Two Year Old Daughter Wears “Boys’ Clothes”

As a first-time mommy, I was inundated (and admittedly obsessed) with all the parental resources out there. I would spend hours researching the perfect bottle, the perfect breastfeeding technique, and the cutest hair bows. As...

Tips on the Crib to Bed Transition

Someone important (I do not pretend to know who) said, "being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had and dealing with fears you never knew existed." This sums up my...