Do you ever feel like you just aren't enough? Don't do enough, can't give enough? Everyone around you seems to do the best they can and you come up short, again. In your tone of voice, your work, your estimation of yourself, your weight, your style, your smarts, your ability to save money, to raise… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough?
It feels a bit audacious to entitle this post with that line. What mom wouldn't give all for her kids, if she could? It's not what the dreamy romantic younger version of myself thought of first when I dreamed of having a family one day, to be honest. As the dream come true unfolds, the… Continue reading The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama
Here's what I wish "they" would've told me before I had 2 kids under 2. Fall and Christmas plates & decor come back in season before you know it. Just leave them out! 🙂 You might feel like you are required to be the energizer bunny & pulled in many directions, but just breathe. It.will.all.come.together!… Continue reading What I wish They Told Me Before Having 2 Kids under 2
Hello friends! I'm here with another topic that requires courage! Labor & birth. I am 30 weeks along with my 2nd baby and starting to prepare for labor & her birth. This post is inspired by my conversations with many amazing moms who have had many amazing different birth stories. I love gaining tips from… Continue reading How I Prepare for Labor & Birth- Homebirth or Hospital
Ah, the essential oil craze. It sure can seem like that on social media these days, can't it! I never imagined they would become so popular; it's so funny! It feels like there were a select few nerdy people who became aromatherapists and would maybe have sign-ups for an online course. And then...the general public… Continue reading The Essential Oil Craze- and Why I Love Them
Hello, courageous friends! Today's post is about my goals this next year for a healthier life. I've spent the past 2 weeks with all of 3 of my siblings and parents. Many times, our topic of conversation has centered around nutrition and cutting out sugar. We've talked about how it helps us emotionally, mentally &… Continue reading Goals for a Healthier Life
Hello, courageous ones! Have you ever suffered from aches & pains while trying to sleep? I have! In fact, during pregnancy, it is even harder for me to sleep. Especially in the second and third trimesters as everything is stretching and growing! I've been wanting to share this post for awhile, but was freshly reminded… Continue reading An Easy Way to Combat Pregnancy Insomnia
As a mother, I have never ever struggled with getting a shower in or eating food. Not because of motherhood, anyway. You see, before mammahood came and blessed me, I realized my dire need for practicing the art of self care. And it is an art! I was realizing a pattern of depression and also… Continue reading Learning the Art of Self Care