One of my personal resolutions and goals for this year is to spend more time on my own wellbeing, health, and self-care. This is an area of my life that I tend to put on the back burner most of the time in order to take care of other things. Unfortunately, my stress, anxiety, and … Continue reading New Series: The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge
I love Spring, but Autumn and Winter are close favorites because there are so many activities for a family to do together inside and out! I created an Autumn and Winter bucket list full of fun so you won't have to hear, "Mommmm, I'm so bored!" Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List Rake leaves into … Continue reading No More, “I’m bored!” a Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List
I've touched on this subject before, but it is one that resonates with a lot of mothers. I can 100% identify with it myself. All moms need to have at least one mom friend. Here are 10 reasons why it sucks to not have a you need to have a mom friend. You have no … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Need a Mom Friend
When I was younger, I read a book that had belonged to my great-great-aunt Carrie. It was a small book with a beautiful cover. It was printed sometime around 1913 and was meant to teach girls how to be proper young ladies, sort of a finishing school in a book for the not-so-privileged if you … Continue reading Book Review: We Toot!
What is stress? Stress is your body's physiological reaction to outside factors. There are many causes of stress in our everyday lives. Stress is a normal function in the life of every person, but some people handle it differently than others. There will most likely never be a time in our lives where we have … Continue reading How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.
On the same basic level we all require the same things- water, food, shelter, protection- but beyond that we each have our own special needs. Often as mothers, we overlook our own wants and needs because we take care of everyone else and tend to put our family's needs before our own. We know the … Continue reading What a Mom Needs- and What They Don’t
This past week I have been grumpy and grouchy. Tired. Upset when the kids seem to plan together to do exactly the opposite of what I say. Bored with being at home all weekend. Having baby fever and then looking at my children's baby photos and crying because they've already grown up so fast. Jealous … Continue reading Mommin’ and Feeling Out of Sorts
Happy Friday, everyone! The sweet Ami (@Ami_T1995) nominated me to be next to answer the questions for the Vogue parody flittering about Twitter. I thought it sounded like fun, so here are my answers. I hope you enjoy and learn a little more about me. 1)What is your usual Starbucks order? Caramel Macchiato 2) What does … Continue reading Vogue Parody Questions and Answers
I would like to give a big shout out to Patrick O'Brien of Mental Health Musings (www.patobrienuk.wordpress.com) for nominating me for The Blogger Recognition Award. I would also like to say thank you to the Twitter blogging and writing community for being kind and supportive in the short time I have been in the Twitterverse. … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award: I’ve Been Nominated!
Hi guys! Inspired by a blog post I recently read, I thought it would be fun to share some facts about myself that I haven't written about before. I wasn't sure what to include, so I just started writing. A lot of it is totally random! I hope you find it interesting and I would … Continue reading Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know