Hi, I’m Kelly Achille. I’m the mom of 3 boys, 2 dogs, 7 chickens, a frog, and one oversized man-child. It’s a real life funny farm! I speak in 3 languages – English, sarcasm, and profanity, and I’m not ashamed. I’m a self proclaimed junk food junkie – coffee, donuts, nachos, and margaritas are what keep this mom running. I spend an obscene amount of money at Target and Amazon. I can’t sing a note, but my god when I’m in the car and my jam comes on, I just know Luke Byran would hug me and send me to HOLLYWOOD! I believe you need to let go of the negativity, be yourself, and that laughter is a cure-all. Also, and this is a big one, I refuse to give up my side part or my skinny jeans and so help me GOD if they try to talk s*#% about leggings because LEGGINGS. ARE. LIFE !
My boys are growing up so fast. Ryan is 259, Tony is 232, and Breece is 162 months. (If you’ve ever been on your local Mom FaceBook pages, you get the joke) They are my world. They give me my purpose in life, but let’s be honest…parenting is HARD! At some point in all of our parenting, we have gone looking for the unicorn we call the “owner’s manual” for our children – The bottom line is …there isn’t one! After over 2 decades of marriage and motherhood, along with 20 years of being an early childhood educator, I created Mayhem and Margaritas as a resource for parents navigating the tween/teen/young adult side of parenthood. Here you will learn all the in’s and out’s – do’s and don’ts, and survival tactics for raising teens and beyond. I’ll also share with you all the Must Have items to make life easier, with one easy click.
Parenting doesn’t ever stop, regardless of age, but it can get a hell of a lot more fun, if you let it!