Amid the wealth of family schedules, routines and practices, I've found that the best daily schedule with kids is not a schedule at all. Read on to learn how to build a consistent daily rhythm as a stay at home mom. From the moment you have a baby, people make sure to tell you: “kids need . . .
What is it about having children that completely consumes and overtakes a person's sense of self? Articles and advice abound on what to do if you are "losing your identity". But I'm wondering if there is a better approach to reclaiming yourself. There's a concept of doing life alongside your . . .
In a previous post (Parenting is Hard: Why Every Parent Needs a Village) I share how I've learned the value of having a chosen village and why I believe everyone raising children should have a village of their own. Part 2 focuses on how to build a chosen village that offers support, nurturing and . . .
Do you feel like an angry mom and don't know what to do? Trying to figure out the right keywords or phrases in search of solutions? Read on as I share what I've found. I remember a time when I was definitely googling how-not-to-be-angry-as-a-sahm (Stay At Home Mom). There were articles and . . .
Is it "Over the Hill" or is 40 the new 20? Here's a look at 40 lessons I've learned through turning 40. Last week I turned the big 4-0 and people keep asking me how I feel about it. The truth is, I feel excited! As I've moved through different seasons I've encountered new lessons at each . . .
Yes, raising children is hard. And that's why every parent needs a village. Here's what I've learned about why and how to build your own village. This is part 1 of a 2-part post. There's a trend in social media spaces to share, expound, joke, and commiserate on the difficulties of parenting. . . .