self care

Self Care: Essential for Moms

Self care. It’s a weird phrase. It sounds a little selfish or narcissistic to be throwing around a phrase like that all the time, but it’s something I’m developing a deep belief in. Self care is essential for everyone, especially moms. My whole life I looked forward to being a mom. But when I got […]

Seven Ways to Survive a Busy Husband Without Losing Your Dang Mind

Evenings when the hubby is gone at meetings are so hard and make the long days even longer. Sometimes you just have to say “To heck!” with all your mommy ideals, let go of the guilt, and go into survival mode so you don’t lose your mind trying to hold down the fort on your own.

God, Legitly Our Father

Today* I was feeding my 3 month old baby a bottle.  He was hungry, and he was downing it. But I stopped him halfway through to burp him because he has a tendency to get gassy. Like, screaming in pain, gassy.  And he spits up so much we’re worried that he doesn’t get any nutrition. […]

Nine Mom Ideals to Ditch Right Now

Ever since I became a mom 17 years ago, I’ve had an unofficial list of ideals that never actually materialized. I thought these mom ideals would make me and my kids happy. But I’ve realized over the years that these elusive “shoulds” aren’t really necessary to raising healthy, happy, children.

Introduce Yourself!

I’d love it if you all would take a moment to introduce yourselves by commenting on this post or on the Facebook page and letting us all know who you are.