As moms, we often put everyone else before ourselves. We're always thinking of others, our minds are constantly in go mode, and we have to consciously remind ourselves to slow down, take a breath, and just enjoy the moments. One...
We've all felt it before... that moment when we realize we have spent most of our day telling the kids to 'stop' or 'slow down' or 'be careful' and we feel less 'fun' and more 'fun police'. I know, you...
From the moment those two lines appear on a pregnancy test, you're deep in the whirlwind of being a new mom. There are so many unknowns, so much 'advice' and so many dreams and ideas of the kind of...
Most moms experience some form of guilt - whether it's about working outside the home, not spending enough time with their kids, or simply not being able to do it all. While a certain amount of guilt can be helpful...
It was 2am and my phone starting buzzing. I groggily grabbed my phone, checked the message, and dragged myself out of bed for the third time that night. I was on call as a Paramedic, which meant anytime that...
We all know that we need alone time as women and even simply as people in order to recharge and to have a break. This is even more evident when we become moms, but we are often so hesitant...
Does reading that headline make you cringe? I know 6 years ago it would have made me cringe. What kind of mother needs time alone from her family..? Aren't mothers supposed to live their lives for their family? Isn't...
TED Talks are pretty amazing - and once you start watching them, they can become quite obsessive. Which isn't a bad thing considering there are so many talks on seriously interesting topics that can keep you entertained for days....
This is one helluva list of TED Talks. They made me laugh, cry, be excited and most importantly, they made me feel like I wasn't alone and that I was seen. Motherhood is an incredible transition, it has...
When it comes to parenting, it's easy to feel like you're always falling behind. With the Pinterest Perfect Parenting images and Facebook filled with Sancti-Mommies, sometimes you feel like you're all alone. Then add the pressures of day to...