Mary Martha Mama

Cat is a former teacher turned stay-at-home mom to 2 little blue-eyed boys. When not busy chasing them around she enjoys traveling, sewing, cooking, and blogging. As self-described "jack of all trades, master of none" she enjoys trying all kinds of projects and sharing them on her blog Mary Martha Mama. Through it all she hopes to inspire and encourage others try new things, especially if it involves a glue gun or a sewing machine.

13 Great Experience Gifts for Kids (That aren't Toys!)

I love Christmas. Really, I love it a lot. I love watching my kids in the Sunday School program, decorating our home, listening to Christmas carols, and giving gifts. But sometimes Christmas leaves me... Read more

Let's All Be Cheerleaders

I want to be a cheerleader. No, not the pom pom wielding kind (been there, done that) but the grown-up kind. The kind who encourages, says kind things, and cheers others on. A couple of months ago a c... Read more

Our Summer Routine

My older son just finished kindergarten a few weeks ago, so this is my first transition to summer vacation from the school year as a mom. We have no huge plans besides visiting family and doing a lot ... Read more

What Surprised Me About the IEP Process

We recently went through the process of getting an Individualized Education Program for one of our sons. Before becoming a stay-at-home mom I was a teacher so I had been in IEP meetings before but hav... Read more

8 Tips for Your Family's First Trip to Disney World

It's still winter in Ohio. The holidays have come and gone and yet spring is so, so far away. I'm starting to dream about summer vacation and escaping to somewhere warm. Maybe you are too?If you're a ... Read more

Introducing Cat from Mary Martha Mama

  Hi! I'm Cat and I'm the voice behind Mary Martha Mama. According to my husband, if they made a Barbie of me she'd have a glue gun in one hand and a laptop in the other.   I'm originally... Read more