Leah E

Leah grew up in a small town in north Jefferson County. She attended UAB and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, but never pursued the broadcast side, just the journalism. Spending most of the last 20 years doing some type of writing, she is currently the community editor of 280 Living newspaper. A resident of Chelsea since 2005, Leah and her husband Todd have been married for 17 years and have a son, Carson (13), and daughter, Morgan (7). If there is every downtime in her schedule, you will find Leah at Starbucks or Chick-fil-A, Target, getting a pedicure or spending time with her girlfriends.

Birmingham Authors You Need to Read

You've probably heard of Rick Bragg's All Over But the Shoutin', Fannie Flagg's Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, and Kathryn Tucker Windham and all her ghosts. However, there are other authors that...

I’m Worn Out :: Thoughts From a Tired Mama

  "How was your day?" This is the first thing my husband asks as me as he walks in the door. It’s almost 8:00 p.m.  My answer is the same as it is most days. "I’m worn...

Thyroid Health Awareness Month :: Answers From an Endocrinology Surgeon

January is officially Thyroid Health Awareness Month, and as someone who recently had a thyroidectomy, I wanted to share some information from Dr. Brenessa Lindeman at UAB/Kirklin Clinic, who performed my surgery in September...

An Incidental Finding :: My Thyroid Journey 

Normally, I’m the type of person who likes surprises. But after being seen in the emergency room after our car accident on June 13th, the CT scan taken to see if I had any...

2021 Fall Consignment Sales

For many people, fall is their favorite season. It's mine too, but not just for pumpkins and football. It's also consignment sale season. When I did the math, I realized this will be my 13th...

What’s Your Type? {An Explanation of the Enneagram}

You may be a little late to the party if you haven’t yet heard of the Enneagram. It’s been around for years, but I only got on board about three summers ago. Some friends...

The Week I Didn’t Cook

After I’ve worked at home ALL day in my role as an editor/journalist for a local news publication, spent over an hour doing carpool picking up my kids from school, come home and worked...

The Evolution of My Marriage

My husband and I are approaching our 17th wedding anniversary. I really am not great at math, but to me, that sounds like a really long time. We got married way back in 2004....

10 Tips for Making a Quick Move

My husband and I bought our first house 10 months after we got married. Newlyweds, the 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom was a sprawling space for the two of us. Our starter home, we weren’t sure...

A Walk to Remember {Breast Cancer Awareness Month}

I just couldn’t let the month of October go by without doing a breast cancer post. One of my first posts for Birmingham Mom Collective was about losing my sister to the disease, and...
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