If you are anything like me, you have children that get HANGRY! A LOT. My toddler’s mouth is like a black hole for fruit and cheese sticks.
They say that the good lord and this life will never give you more than you can handle. And they say that facing the toughest of times, that it too shall pass.
Postpartum healing and recovery are just as important to prepare for as getting ready for birth and baby. Ignoring this period of time is one of the biggest mistakes women make when it comes to childbirth. Not only are you balancing your new role as a mom, navigating sleepless nights with a newborn, but you’re also recovering from some serious “down there” trauma.
Learning a second language is a life skill that improves both cultural awareness and cognitive function. But how can you effectively teach your kids a second language if you don’t speak it or don’t speak it well?
After a whirlwind morning finally managing to get the kids down for a nap, or on your way home from work after a long day that’s not even close to being over, you feel the stress eating rising and suddenly crave something salty or sweet and full of comfort. As moms, food may be the way you deal with stress because the alternative is blowing your top and yelling at your kids.
Before I became a mom, I vaguely understood that diapers were expensive. Let’s be honest, though…the actual cost of diapers doesn’t quite hit home until you’ve changed one just five minutes after your baby’s last blowout. There is no doubt, babies require a lot of diapers.