4 Daily Routines All Busy Moms Need

Mom-life is busy but having daily routines can help you to successfully manage each day. Motherhood is an incredible journey but keeping small humans alive and thriving takes an incredible amount of work. Add into that maintaining a home, handling finances, working, school… and before you know it life doesn’t feel like such an incredible […]

A Letter To My Breastfeeding Toddler

Letter to my breastfeeding toddler

To my sweet, nearly 3 year old, breastfeeding toddler: Would you have believed, almost 3 years ago, that you’d still be breastfeeding today? Probably! In fact, you probably never imaged NOT breastfeeding. You might not realize it, but our journey in nursing started off a bit non-traditional due to your short NICU stay. But even […]

Letting Go of the Need to be Busy

Learning to live in the moment

“Mama what are we doing tomorrow?”, “Mama, where are we going next?”  These were the questions my four year old was routinely asking each day that made me realize our family was just too busy.  After our second was born, and I was no longer working full time, it didn’t take long before our days […]

Reconnect With Your Kids: 5 Questions to Ask Each Day

5 Questions to Reconnect with Your Children

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 for efficiency, we’ve lost […]

The Curse of Mom Guilt

Don't let mom guilt ruin your motherhood journey. Learn how to re frame those thoughts and move forward

Perhaps you have heard the phrase “mom guilt”, “mental load” or “the mental load of motherhood”. The Mental Load is a term that refers to all the ‘stuff’ moms are always carrying around each day: the stuff we are thinking about, planning, handling, and doing to keep our family’s lives going. Over the next few […]

My First Baby Is Starting Pre-K

When your first born goes to pre-k

The time has come. I am officially a mom with a child in ‘school’ as Asher has started pre-k. It may only be three days a week for less than three hours but he takes a book bag and has teachers, so we’re calling it! This new chapter is a bittersweet reminder that time is […]

World Breastfeeding Week: My Story

Breastfeeding journey

It is World Breastfeeding Week and I thought it would be fun to share a bit of my experience and my bumpy journey of breastfeeding. For me once I was pregnant I knew I wanted to breastfeed but the journey to actually breastfeed was not as easy as the decision to do so. After a […]

Alternative Kindergarten Options?

Deciding when to start your child in kindergarten

Summer is sadly, starting to wind down. Stores have already started clearance-ing their summer stock and begun hauling out all the school supplies and soon kiddos will be heading back to school.  For our family, this will be the first year we have a child in school. Asher will be attending a pre-K program at […]

Running My First Marathon

First Marathon Race Recap

I posted a bit ago about how I trained for my first marathon and I wanted to take some time to finally share the race experience with you.  The Week Before: In the process of looking up and researching tips, tricks, and advice for running your first marathon, I stumbled across a ‘warning’ of sorts. […]

Hello Friends!

Over the last few weeks I have been pouring into this blog again in hopes of making it a place I can connect with other moms and women. I am so excited to build this blog into a space for sharing with others, the wonderful journey of motherhood and the silly, amazing, stressful, craziness of […]