Why We Need To Stop Judging Other Moms

Sometimes as mothers, we are quick to judge other moms without giving them a fair chance. For moms that stay home, it might seem like the mothers who have the “opportunity” to go to work on a daily basis have it made. Moms who work may feel envious and slightly bitter by the moms who have the “luxury” of staying … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Your Pre and Post Baby Life

There are two questions that enter every parent’s mind at some point along the journey known as parenthood: how is having children going to change my life and remember our lives before we had kids? On expecting parent boards across the internet you always hear new moms-to-be fretting that “I’m scared that after I have a baby, my life won’t … Read More

Healthy Postpartum Weight Loss (For Breastfeeding Moms, Too!)

Having a baby is an amazing, life-changing event (whether it’s your first, second, or beyond!), but it also does a number on the body. Even though we can look at the leftover weight, the saggy breasts, and the stretch marks as honorable “battle” scars from bringing a life into the world, it can also feel super important to fit back … Read More

Why I Don’t Like This New Trend

I’ve noticed a trend. All over the country, little girls are having professional photos taken in their mom’s wedding dresses. It seems like the thought process is that these photos are “adorable” now, and you’ll be able to display them on her wedding day for some laughs. I’ve seen these pictures quite frequently lately, and, while I’m sure the mothers … Read More

Flying With Small Children: How Brave Are You?

When my husband and I starting discussing wanting to take our kids to Disney World, the first decision we had to make was whether we wanted to fly or drive. While both options had obvious pros and cons, ultimately, a two hour flight seemed much more preferable than a 14 hour drive. Still, we had to wonder, what would it … Read More

Getting the Kids to Help with Spring Cleaning

Although children are not the tidiest at all times, they definitely like participating in activities with the parents. With the winter thankfully coming to a close in the coming weeks, it’s time to start on Spring cleaning to get out with the old and in with the new. Every year brings new reasons to purge ourselves of the items we … Read More

Guilty Pleasure Confession

I have a confession to make. I really, really like reality TV. I wasn’t always like this. I used to watch the news, documentaries, and movies…interesting stuff. Besides, when the news comes on, the kids somehow get louder. So I miss most of it anyway. But since I’ve been (happily) house bound after 7PM on most nights since I had … Read More

What My Children Have Taught Me

I frequently hear new mothers, especially the celebrity moms, espouse that once they gave birth, they realized there was something more important in the universe than themselves. Yep. You are a mother and the whirlwind ride of your life has begun. Batten the hatches, gird your loins. You and your life will never be the same. What I’ve learned from … Read More


Something that is sought after by many, found by few. I believe balance and positivity are intertwined and who wouldn’t agree? On a day you’re feeling down, do you ever feeling balanced in your day/life? I am lucky enough to have found a real balance in my life. Although it has taken me many, many years to realize how to … Read More

When You Know, You Know

I always knew I wanted two children. I grew up with an older brother and although we went through the typical sibling stuff (hitting each other, hating each other, I’m not touching you, I’m not touching you, DON’T! DON’T! DOOON’T!), having a sibling is awesome. Someone who is always there for you-whether you want them to be or not. So. … Read More