I know I promised to keep it light for the rest of the week, but this is just a heavy week. Today was my last day at The Backpacker and it was bittersweet. I’m excited about what’s next but I’ve loved my job. My Dad was such a sweetheart today. He had a doctor’s appointment… Read More Last Day + Summer Wardrobe
Photo courtesy of Gervase Kolmos Being around inspired, visionary, enthusiastic people who are living their truths is one of the fastest ways to massively transform your life -Jen Sincero While I’ve decided not to actively pursue another career right now, I am getting out of my comfort zone by meeting new people and attending events… Read More The People Around Us
Over the last few months, I’ve mentioned that we have big changes coming up, besides adding new life to our world. Luke and I made the decision a while ago that after baby #4 was born, I was going to stay home. With the cost of childcare and the cost to our family (emotional, stress,… Read More From Working to Stay at Home Mama
You may have tangible wealth untold; caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me. —Strickland Gillian We love books. In my experience, toddlers love being read to. They don’t want to read all the words, they just like to talk about… Read More 10 Books for Toddlers
Somehow 7 years have passed since my first baby was born. It feels like a blur, the craziest, most awesome roller coaster ride. The fair doesn’t have a thing on motherhood. I have much to tell about our weekend and life in general these days but I’ve been working hard trying to get this new… Read More And just like that . . .
Guilt. It plagues parents. We feel guilty for everything. Holding our babies too much, not holding them enough, letting them eat junk food, not letting them eat junk food, asking for help, accepting help and the list goes on. I feel guilty that I don’t sit down and play with my kids enough. That their… Read More The Upside of Guilt and Letting Go
The best and the worst! Why pregnancy is for the birds . . . Your boobs, they get bigger. This is good news for you small breasted ladies like me and not so much if they are already huge. However, along with this growth comes extra veins and sensitivity. Sorry fellas, these gals are off… Read More The Top 10 of Pregnancy
I had a conversation with a friend last week that has been weighing heavily on my heart. She said something a long the lines of, “I’ll take care of your baby anytime, as long as I don’t have to breastfeed him.” She went on to say that after reading my post about guilt (here) maybe… Read More Breastfeeding Perfection