Your kids are one of the most important things in your life. And you want to be everything for them. But trying to be perfect all the time can cause you to feel like you are failing your kids, your husband, and yourself. I am here to let you in on a little secret. No… →
Springtime is hereeeeee! Is anyone else as excited as I am!? After a long winter, I know my kiddos (and me!) are seriously enjoying the nicer weather. (Ironically as I type we are experiencing a nasty hail storm!) No need to lament the rain though, because as soon as it dries up, it’s time to… →
Of all the weeks to get sick, it had to be the week I was starting back at work (I’d just had nine months off on maternity leave). By the time my first shift came around my head felt as heavy as a brick with congestion, I was living in fog land and pseudoephedrine just… →
When I was a kid, my mom read to me every night until I was in 4th or 5th grade. We read all of the Little House on the Prairie books as well as a good chunk of the Sweet Valley Twins series. We read the Babysitters Club, the Ramona Quimby series, and most of… →
So you got two blue lines on your pregnancy test! Now, what happens? You probably found articles and pins about what you need to do asap. How do you even prepare for a baby, when you are barely wrapping your head around the idea that you are going to be a parent!
Stress is found in everyday life. Tight work deadlines, heavy workloads, and problematic relationships can all contribute to your stress levels. When you’re pregnant, using natural stress relief techniques is even more important than ever. Your stress levels and mental health affect you and your baby.
Do you find yourself to be a glass-half-empty or a glass-half-full type of person? When faced with difficult situations or circumstances do you automatically begin to think negatively or do you try and look for the positive in every situation?
When you’re a parent, there are some things that you catch onto very easily – like, “Oh no! Little Timmy is doing his potty dance and he’s not wearing a pull-up! I better get him to the potty right away!” You’ve been potty training your child for a little while and you just know that… →
As working mom’s, the balance of work life and mom life is a familiar battle. How do we stay on top of both and still feel like we are being a great parent? We want to be super productive at work and still have everything covered at home. We want a life that has the… →
The idea of more self-care for moms can sometimes feel like just one more thing moms feel like they’re failing at. It’s hard to read a single blog for moms that isn’t touting how more self-care for moms is needed and how beneficial it is. In the real world, though, moms already know this. They… →