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Momumental Mothers #10: Jessica

I DECIDED TO CREATE THE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS SERIES TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Hey, mamas! Today I am happy to introduce you to fellow mom and parenting blogger, the lovely Jessica. Jessica is the author of … Continue reading Momumental Mothers #10: Jessica

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Not Instaperfect

Ah, Instagram. For the longest time I avoided it. I didn't really understand what all the fuss was about. It seemed like just another app to take up space on my phone and something that I would never use. From what I had heard about it, it also seemed like I was not the target … Continue reading Not Instaperfect

Guest Post: Momming in Dallas, TX Versus Momming in Barcelona, Spain

During my travels in Europe, I have found it interesting to see the differences in raising children and family life, as compared to the United States. I have wanted to write about this subject for some time, so you can imagine how happy I was to receive an email from author Krista Brock proposing a … Continue reading Guest Post: Momming in Dallas, TX Versus Momming in Barcelona, Spain

The Ebb and Flow of the Ever-present Mom Guilt

Wednesday night after work I drove to my boss' home and spent time talking, eating snacks, and drinking wine with my two friends and my boss and her husband. We sat in the basement by the fireplace, the room lit by the beautiful Christmas tree and various Christmas decorations and candles around the room. There … Continue reading The Ebb and Flow of the Ever-present Mom Guilt

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Momumental Mothers #8: Analena

I DECIDED TO CREATE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Today it is my pleasure to interview Analena. When I read an e-mail from a reader named Analena, I knew right away that I wanted … Continue reading Momumental Mothers #8: Analena

The Terrible Twos in Action

See that adorable little guy? Look at those dark brown puppy dog eyes, surrounded by the longest dark eyelashes you've ever seen. Just try to keep from kissing those soft cheeks: it's almost impossible. See that cute smile? Try your best to not give in when you say, "No!" and he says, "Oh," while looking … Continue reading The Terrible Twos in Action

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Yesterday as I backed my car out of the driveway, The Beatles' Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da began to play on the radio. The upbeat song about Desmond and Molly and then the family they create has always been one I've enjoyed. I have always been a huge Beatles fan, just as my husband is; that's one of … Continue reading Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

7 Simple Ways to Stay Productive in Motherhood

Today we have a great guest post by fellow blogger, Marissa. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! If you have a child, it goes without saying that it can be downright challenging to stay productive in motherhood. As mothers, a myriad of things interfere with our productivity on a daily basis. … Continue reading 7 Simple Ways to Stay Productive in Motherhood

Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings

The rollercoaster Imagine waiting in line to board a rollercoaster car. You are feeling excited and a little impatient. Once you board the car and are strapped in you begin to feel nervous and hesitant. Do you really want to take this ride? Next, the car jerks and you feel scared and begin to regret … Continue reading Riding the Rollercoaster of Emotions: How to Teach Your Children About Feelings

Considering Expanding our Family: The Great Unknown

The night before last our whole family was sitting around the dining room table eating supper. My daughter was chattering away about a million different things and my son was sitting in his highchair feeding himself yogurt with a spoon. All of a sudden I felt very emotional and my eyes began to well up … Continue reading Considering Expanding our Family: The Great Unknown