Category: Motherhood

New Beginnings

Hello, my sweet friends!! If you are reading this, it is most likely because you love me very much, and despite my shortcomings, you have yet to give up on me. And for that, I am eternally gratefully to you. It has been many months since I have posted...

How To Set Healthy Boundaries For Family

Maybe you have the perfect family. Maybe every gathering is wonderful, joyful, and without any drama whatsoever. Maybe your family’s interactions are a beautiful harmonious show of love and affection. Or maybe that’s not the case at all. I’d like to think that most families fall somewhere in the...

Motherhood is tiring…

Sometimes, I just get tired of being a mom. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore my son, and would give my life for him if needed. Motherhood is a precious gift that I do not take for granted. I have plenty of friends who have lost a child,...

15 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is only a few days away, but it’s not too late to get the perfect gift for your mom, grandma, sister, or other mother in your life! Mother’s Day is kind of a bittersweet holiday for me these days, as my mom passed away when I was...

The “Never Enough” Gremlins: Stepping Into The Light

Do you know what gremlins are? Have you seen the 1984 movie? Gremlins were these evil little creatures that try to kill people. But according to Brene Brown, [shame] “gremlins are the tricksters who whisper all of those terrible things in our ears that keep us afraid and small.”...

Be A Better Parent This Year

The New Year is a time of reflection for many people, and one of the things I’ve been reflecting on is how to be a better parent. While I love my son very much, and am often told by close friends and family that I am a great mom,...

A Year In Review Kids’ Printable

When you have little kids, the years really seem to fly by, but take forever, all at the same time. They change so quickly when they are little, and I am quickly learning that although I think I will always remember what his favorite color is during this stage...

20 Simple Self Care Ideas for Moms

This past year has been a serious struggle for me. I’ve gone through, and dug up, more darkness than I ever have before. Going back to work was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do, because I loved my last job so much (I was laid...

Teaching Children Respect

Ok guys, so yesterday morning was pretty rough in our house. Like, child lying on the floor screaming and crying because no one would feed him (he’s 3!!!) his waffle, having a total meltdown because momma picked the wrong shoes (after giving him the choice, which he refused to...

Stovetop Holiday Potpourri

Ahh, the holiday season! When everything is peaceful, and joyful, and everyone shows their true love for one another…right?? It’s funny how we strive to have the “perfect” holiday season. But, at least for me, we end up FAR from it. Stressed, over-spending, short on patience, and definitely short...