Accepting ‘Good Enough’ and Letting Go of the Associated Mom Guilt

Naturally as parents we try to give our kids everything we can, and not only everything, but the best of everything that we can provide. I know I myself sometimes get carried away with trying to make sure everything is just right, whether it is how a bedroom is decorated, how a meal is put … Continue reading Accepting ‘Good Enough’ and Letting Go of the Associated Mom Guilt

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10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

I didn't know what to expect when I first tried breastfeeding. While in the hospital with my firstborn, my milk took a long time to come in and the lactation consultant advised me to start pumping. Even though she was getting colostrum from pumping and nursing, I was worried that Abby wasn't getting enough to … Continue reading 10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others

Out of all the people in the world, I think moms are the worst at taking care of themselves. It is easy to see why; we spend so much time taking care of others that we don't have time, forget, or can't do some things to take care of ourselves. Usually it is unintentional, at … Continue reading Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others

Boom! BonLogic Shower Bombs

A couple weeks ago my sister Rachel and I were talking on the phone and I mentioned that I would love a massage (*hint, hint* sister who studied massage therapy) because I had some muscles on the right side of my neck and shoulders that have been painfully tight and causing headaches for weeks. She … Continue reading Boom! BonLogic Shower Bombs

Goal Time

  Starting my own blog has gotten me thinking about goals lately.  Short term goals, long term goals,  professional goals, personal goals, "probably will never happen but wouldn't it be awesome" goals... you get the picture. Starting a blog has been on my list for a while, so now I can check that one off! … Continue reading Goal Time

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Relax! 20 Ways to Relieve Stress

There are a lot of causes of stress in today’s modern society.  While technology has made home life easier, in some ways it has also made it more stressful.  We are always connected to the outside world. Where previously we could leave the office at five o’clock and not think about work until the next … Continue reading Relax! 20 Ways to Relieve Stress