I used to love New Year’s Eve and all of the anticipation of what the New Year might bring. Staying up late, sipping champagne, and that long midnight kiss all guaranteed a bright start to the new year.
A friend of mine was once asked when she felt able to say she had the whole parenting thing figured out. Her response: “the day before I had my first child!”
I’ve already seen multiple posts on Facebook about how people can relieve stress and anxiety during the holiday season. As a culture, we are overworked and over-committed. If there is one thing I have learned since becoming a mama, it’s that we need to feel free to say no and truly do what’s best for us […]
If it wasn’t for the holidays, I would probably sink into a deep, dark depression this time of year. I hate it. The pretty leaves fall off the trees, the weather gets cold, I go to work in the dark, I come home in the dark, and I literally want to do nothing. It feels […]
Organizing your nursery can sometimes be a stressful event. What items do I need/want for my baby’s room? Where will I put everything? How can I make sure it all fits and looks nice at the same time? I’m here to help with some tricks and tips we’ve used to set up our baby’s first […]
Before I got married, the holidays were simple. I was raised in Japan and my whole family celebrated the Japanese New Year. But after getting married, things changed. Now my family has multiple faiths.
For the last few years, my husband and I have chosen to spend Christmas at the homes of our families instead of at our own. We like to take advantage of our days off work to travel to see family who lives far away. In fact, we have learned that traveling on the day of Christmas […]
While BUGS does offer gymnastics classes for all ages, and they also offer many other things at the gym such as birthday party packages, adult fitness classes, summer camps, and even preschool. BUGS even offers open gym time for ages 7-16 on Saturdays so your child can use the equipment and burn off some energy […]
I want to have the same excitement they do. I want to push disenchantment out of the way and give expectations a proper place, but not the throne. So, here are some things I’m doing to enjoy Christmas and make room for peace instead of pressure.
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.