Reconnect With Your Kids: 5 Questions to Ask Each Day

5 Questions to Reconnect with Your Children

*originally published under my old blog knottonest Not to sound completely old-fashioned, but what has happened to face-to-face conversation? I remember as a kid being chastised for talking on the (landline) phone rather than in person but even the act of actually talking on the phone is a dying form of communication.  In a race […]

Moving Beyond Babyhood to Becoming a Toddler

Transitioning from the baby phase to the toddler phase

Becoming a Toddler This past summer has been a really big summer for our little Ellery, we are, without question, fully into toddler days. It feels like in April or May of this year she was still, what I would consider, a baby or at least had a foot still solidly in babyhood. Sure she […]

Improving Health as a Busy Mom

Journey to better health as a busy mom

I am doing something I never, ever thought I would do on this little ol’ blog of mine, I am stepping out of my comfort zone and sharing details of my journey to better health and weight loss. Now, I have no intentions of making this a blog all about products nor am I going […]

Motherhood Lessons and What I’ve Learned Along the Way

Motherhood lessons and things learned in motherhood.

I can’t believe in just a few short months I will be a mama to two littles. With the upcoming change (and perhaps a touch of pregnancy hormones making me emotional) I have been reflecting on what the motherhood lessons I have learned over the last two years. Two years seems so recent and yet […]

Celebrating the Seasons of Motherhood

celebrating the wonderful seasons of motherhood.

I am relatively new to the wonderful world of motherhood but after speaking with many other moms, each at a different point of their journey, I have found one common thread they all come back to… the seasons of motherhood.  Many of the moms in my life talk about how different one season is from […]

A Mama’s Worst Enemy

Today I want to talk about one of my biggest struggles as a mom and truthfully, I am a little ashamed to admit it, but here it is…comparing myself with other moms. Let me set the scene, perhaps you’re familiar with it:  It is late in the wee hours of the night and I am […]