That sentiment seems to be everywhere you look right now. From festive lights, and picture perfect advertisements, to cheery tunes, holiday merriness is everywhere. In reality, though, this time of year can be anything but merry for many.
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As moms, we all know pregnancy can be exciting, terrifying, joyful, and stressful. Hang on tight for a roller-coaster of emotions! With all these emotions (and extra hormones!), I found my pregnant-self upset the most by seemingly harmless comments from both friends and strangers.
Before any other plans are made, stop and consider your kids—what do they need to be happy? And isn’t that what matters? I’m not talking about a child-centered family. However, if the flow of your little one’s world becomes too jilted he will not be a happy camper and everyone will be affected. You will […]
I knew it was time to put our daughter in the church nursery. She was becoming a distraction during the service. A cute distraction, but a distraction nonetheless. Gone were the days when she would sweetly sleep in our arms throughout the sermon. Now we had a wiggle worm who smiled and cooed at everyone.
I am sure that my three-year-old enjoys his daycare. He has friends there, and he enjoys learning new things. I know he has excellent teachers, too. And yet, every morning he resists going and tells me, “I don’t want to go to school. I want to stay home and play.”
When it comes to denim, figuring out which cuts fit best on you can be overwhelming to say the least. No worries though, we’ve got you covered. These five high-waisted (but, not your mom’s high-waisted jeans) and universally flattering fits will keep everything in its place and help keep mom looking stylish.
I’m so thankful that babywearing exists. Over the past year, I’ve gotten more and more comfortable wearing my daughter. Some days, it feels like it’s the only way we get anything done.
Thanks to our smart phones, we have many resources readily available at our fingertips. For moms, this can be both a blessing and a curse. But, when used properly, we can gather a lot of information, tips, and tricks to help in our current season of motherhood.
Thankfully, we are also surrounded with ways to educate and safeguard ourselves from this financial tragedy. But, what are we doing to protect ourselves from losing our identity elsewhere? It is so easy to find our self-worth in our children and lose ourselves while raising kids.
My first appointment was amazing! The appointment ended with a game plan: blood work to see if I was allergic to anything and check the basics, cut out sugar, and meditate for 10-15 minutes a day. Wait, what? Meditate?