Mandy Alsop

2 children on the beach

Tonight I was the Spontaneous mom I always wanted to be

Tonight I was the Spontaneous mom I always wanted to be.... It's a Tuesday night in April. School is in full swing and the cool of Spring is slowly giving way to summer on the...

My Curly Hair Routine – How to Get Mermaid Hair

I was born with curly hair, but, like you I'm sure, hated it growing up. Growing up as a 90's kid, stick-straight was the trend, and that is just something that was never going...
Homeschool FAQ | Coastal Bend Mom Collective

Considering homeschool? Check out this FAQ from a mom of 5!

When I started homeschooling, I was full of questions and short on answers. We initially started to homeschool because the state of the world was so uncertain. Now, after a year, we are in...
Concert at Brewster Street

Concert Date Night: During a Pandemic! 

Date night is an element that is so essential to our marriage. We both need time away to just be adults and be with each other. During the shut-down, this has been incredibly difficult....