As we valiantly commit to providing the best nourishment for our little ones, moms nursing newborns also commit to 24-hour days and 10-12 hour “night shifts” that can leave us not only sleep deprived, but within millimeters of our sanity.
When you’re a mom who works outside of the home, you have two full-time jobs. Not only are you expected to accomplish all of the things you need to keep your home and family running smoothly, but you also need to perform your best at a job that may or may not be empathetic to your dual roles.
Time management is always an issue.
There’s no doubt that finding a balance can seem overwhelming – if not impossible. But with a little effort, you can find small pockets of wasted time and use them to maximize your efficiency leaving you with significantly less stress and more time to enjoy your family.
You have a trip coming up and you are scared to death. Flying with kids can be really hard! How will you make it? No worries, these 10 tips will have you on your way to avoiding temper tantrums at the gate and in the air.
December! December! Bring on the holiday games!! I researched and pinned all over Pinterest to find you the best games for your family this year.
It’s easy to get lost in motherhood.
There are endless books to read, gadgets to buy, places to go and activities to do. So much that you forget what you read, bought, visited and did before that tiny, beautiful creature entered your life. You go from being Kate or Lindsay to being “Piper’s mommy” or “Brady’s mom.”
And, even though parenthood changes you in some of the most amazing ways, the you that existed before is still there. You still have desires, needs, dreams and preferences. You still need certain things to be the best version of yourself and yes, those things have absolutely nothing to do with your children.
If you don’t make your own health, happiness, and wellbeing a priority, then it’s pretty hard to be the mom I know you want to be.
So, let’s all agree that the absolute best thing we can do for our children and families is to fill our own tank!
We are frustrated and overwhelmed. Here’s what to do when we feel like we’re failing as a mom.
How do you words and thoughts shape you?
You hear all the time about the power of positive thinking. What happens when all you can think of is failure?
For me, it caused my entire body to crash down. That’s why you and I both need the reminder
Potty training isn’t working and you blame yourself. It’s not you! Here’s what to do.
Stumped about what to put in an Easter basket? Here are the four categories to keep in mind that will make choosing items for your child’s Easter basket easy. Plus, I have an easy tutorial for a sweet and thoughtful treat to place inside.