I Crashed The Web

Melissa Koski Carney (known as @koskim on social media) is an Ohio transplant from New York. A 30-something mom of three, she recently moved with her family from their downtown apartment to a nearly 100-year-old home in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She works full-time as a marketing communications professional. When she’s not working, blogging, or chasing after her three kids (all ages 5 and under), she enjoys running, baking and reading; as well as hanging out with the other women she has met through her Ladies Craft Beer Society. She blogs regularly at I Crashed The Web.

Recipe for Nursing Moms: Energy Bites

As a nursing mom, I know the importance of fueling my body properly, especially as I am feeding my 6-month-old. This is a recipe for one of my favorite snacks -- energy bites. These energy bites have ... Read more

Finding Time to Read, as a Parent

I have always loved to read. My dresser has always had a pile of books on it, ready to be devoured. My library wish list is always full of books I want to read. But then, after having kids, I found my... Read more

5 Must-Haves for the New Runner

So you’ve decided to start or get back into running. Good for you! Yes, it’s hard as a busy parent, but now’s the fun part – the shopping! While running may seem like an affordable sport ... Read more

Homemade Nut-Free Snacks 

Now that our oldest is in kindergarten, we’ve had to up our snack game. Gone are the days of just eating what we want at home, and/or relying on school to provide all the food (we were so spoiled in... Read more

A Busy Parent’s Guide to Start a Running Routine

“I walk a LOT, but have always wanted to get started running. I just don’t know how.” “I got really in shape with my Peloton this winter, but can’t run a mile to save my life. How is that... Read more

One-Tank Family Road Trip: Millersburg, Ohio

We recently got back from a family vacation -- the first in several months (#thankscovid) -- to Millersburg, Ohio. If you’re seeking a fun place to take your kids that’s easy to get to, I suggest ... Read more

Continuing a Running Routine While Pregnant

I recently completed a 365-day running streak, where I ran every single day for an entire year. I started it April 2020 during the pandemic, and I'm now at 400+ days and 33 weeks pregnant, which means... Read more

Places To Explore Nature With Kids on the Near East Side of Cleveland

Spring has sprung in Northeast Ohio and I’m so excited to be outside all the time and my kids are, too. Here are a few of our favorite places on the near east side of Cleveland: Shaker Lakes: We ... Read more

Pregnant in a Pandemic

If you can’t tell by the title of this post, I’m pregnant. And yes, I know it’s a pandemic. But, it’s not all bad. Not to belittle anyone’s pregnancy experience —and I’m so glad I’m... Read more

Staying Sane During a Pandemic While Working At Home With Kids

As I turned the calendar to 2021, I can’t help but marvel at the last nine months. I can’t believe that I’ve been working at home during a pandemic for nine months with two young kids at home. W... Read more

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