My Favorite Things of 2019

After becoming a mom, the products that I valued drastically changed. I went from a holding a membership to the local blow-dry bar to purchasing a hairdryer that was quick and efficient. I transitioned from a good time equaling making it to happy hour to thoroughly enjoying the simple pleasure of running the vacuum. Motherhood […]

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The Value of Giving (for toddlers)

This time of year a lot of people focus on the spirit of the season. Parents take the opportunity to teach their babes about the reason for the season and highlight the act of being charitable and giving to others. But, often times this can be a bit of a struggle to teach young kids. […]

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Keep Calm and Sparkle On, Mama

It took me a while to get this one right. As I wrote I would delete, re-write, delete and re-write again. I obsessed over what readers would think and I could picture the eye rolls in my head. I even sent the piece to my behind the scenes girl who does my final publications and […]

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6 Tips to Help Understand Your Toddler’s Talk

Conversing with your tiny humans can be awkward, redundant, and frustrating. Sometimes it seems like they speak another language. If you have a toddler, they may be learning how to talk, which means it is your job to decipher their lingo and attend to their demands. If you have an older child, you’ll find yourself […]

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The 8 Social Media ‘Mean Girls’ Clubs (for moms)

We’ve all been there. Every, single one of us mamas have had those moments when we just can’t anymore. We second guess everything, we doubt ourselves, we cry, we curse (some of us more than others). Tiny humans are freaking exhausting and being a parent is hard as hell-see there is that cursing. We heavily […]

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The Things I Should Have Done

This morning we were up so early. I’m talking before the birds early where you’re not sure if there is enough coffee in the world to get you through your day. The time change has wrecked my kids, and if we are being honest my own sleep patterns are screwed too. With that extra time […]

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Things that do not Make You a Bad Mom

Each and every night as I put my kids to bed I can’t help but think of the things I could have done better. Then, every day I wake up and promise myself that I will be a better mother than I was the day before.  I consistently obsess over everything mom related, when in […]

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Judge One Minute but Love the Next

I read something the other day about all of the pressures that are put on us as mothers. The woman spoke of the bull shit expectations from breast vs formula feeding to fundraisers and being the “team mom.” My initial thought was, “wow, motherhood really is exhausting… no, actually LIFE is really exhausting and these […]

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The First 90 Minutes of the Day

Parenting drives us to the edge of insanity on a daily basis. It drives us to those moments when we want to scream, cry and yell, only to drive us right back into loving those tiny humans so much it actually freaking hurts. The second my kids go to bed I miss them. I have […]

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