Motherhood is incredible. And honestly, the greatest gifts I’ve ever been given are my two healthy children. But there are days….ooooh are there days!! I’d be lying if I said that I liked them every second of every day and you know what, you would be too! Guess what? THAT’S OKAY!!! You’ll always love them,… Read More Honest Facts of Motherhood: Told By A Hot Mess Mom
Before I became a mom, before I was even old enough to even entertain the thought of having children, there were a few things I said that I would never make my children do. Oh how the tables have turned…… Read More 5 Things I Said BEFORE I Became A Mom
When we remember to take care of ourselves we are better able to take care of our families. … Read More 11 Fool Proof Ways to Beat Mommy Burn Out
**This post contains affiliate links. For more information on this please check out my Privacy Policies and Disclosure page** There’s this thing called the Three Day Method and supposedly it’s the self proclaimed only way to go when it comes to potty training. Never heard of it? Well, essentially you keep your child bare bottomed… Read More The 3 Day Method: Why It’s Not Working for You.
You might think that I’ve lost myself and to be honest, you wouldn’t be wrong. I’ve lost myself in a pair of sea blue eyes and in my children’s belly laughs. But I’ve found myself too. I’ve found myself in the embrace of little arms and sloppy baby kisses. I’ve found myself in the stubbornness and sassiness of my oldest. I’ve found myself in the pure and innocent love of my children.… Read More An Open Letter to the Friend I Haven’t Seen in Awhile
It was 60 degrees here in Iowa today, 60! In February! I’m having a hard time believing it too to be honest with you. Iowa weather can be so temperamental and unpredictable. I am just waiting for one last winter snow storm and one more week of subarctic temperatures before spring graces us with it’s… Read More Make the Most of Spring: 7 Family Friendly Outdoor Activities
No matter how experienced of a breastfeeding mother that I am, I will always fear someone approaching me while nursing my almost eight month old in public. Sad isn’t it? Society has sexualized breasts and women so much that a woman nourishing her child is almost taboo. Here’s a fun fact for you – the… Read More Breastfeeding vs Ignorance in Today’s Society
I sit on the couch after laying the baby down and take a deep breath. M is still awake, and she asks “Having bad day, Mom?” Yes, but, “No, honey. Mommy’s just tired.” It’s almost like she can sense the tension in my shoulders, the irritation of repeating myself, begging and pleading to “Take 3 more bites,… Read More The Guilt of Motherhood