Any busy mom will know that finding the time to get themselves ready is no easy task. For mothers of young children, there’s simply no time to spend when it comes to things such as applying makeup and styling hair. Thankfully, there are a number of great, quick and easy hairstyles, tips and tricks which make looking good come effortlessly to busy moms. Whether you’re wanting to look great for work after you’ve dropped the little ones off at … Keep Reading!!!
One of the top things parents often do when they have a baby is they organize a christening. It’s a great day to celebrate the birth of your child, and have all the family get to know the little one. However, like the baby shower, you would have organized during the pregnancy, the arranging part can be stressful! Here are some things you need to sort when arranging a christening for your baby.
You need to … Keep Reading!!!
Family vacations should be all about kicking back and having fun, right?
Unfortunately, wrangling the family for a trip is easier said than done.
Not to mention the hidden costs of vacation travel, which often pop up when we’re least expecting them. For starters, consider the following:
Healthy eating can make you feel great, but it’s not always easy to find the time to do it. When you’re searching for recipes, a lot of the ones you like could take an hour or more to make. That’s too long when you’ve worked a full day, you’re really hungry, and you have things to do later in the evening. Luckily, there has been a move toward quicker recipes that you can cook in a … Keep Reading!!!
When your husband offers to bring you a snack while you’re breastfeeding.
When your childless friends try to tell you how they’ll parent differently…
When you tell your kids to pick a different flavor than the crazy ice-cream with a million artificial colors in it… which displeases them…
When you stay strong through your child’s tantrum…
When someone tries to make you feel better about your rough day with the kids…
Grocery shopping with a toddler…… Keep Reading!!!
Well here’s a cool idea…
Turn your child’s writing or drawing into wearable pieces of art. There are some larger companies that do this, but the quality and material used seems to be a bit lower-end than some of the smaller shops that offer this service on Etsy.
(I want to get this done before my own boys get too big to think this is cool.)
Here are some of my favorites:
LeakyCrucible ($51.81 necklace)
Okay sorry to bombard you guys with SO much breastfeeding news, but this is a fun one.
Chrissy Teigan has been really open about the fact that she and husband John Legend have struggled with infertility for quite awhile. The couple, who conceived via IVF treatments, welcomed a baby girl, Luna Simone, on April 14th.
The openness of the couple, along with Teigan’s bubbly online persona, made it even more of a delight to follow her as a … Keep Reading!!!
In 2010, Spencer and Whitney started blogging about their struggles with infertility and adoption. In 2010, they adopted their first son and in 2014 they welcomed their second son into their home.
Gabi Shull was just nine-years-old when she was diagnosed with cancer in her right knee. In order to save her life, doctors were left with no choice but to amputate her leg. They removed her knee and then reattached her foot backwards in order to give her the best chance of walking comfortably in a prosthetic.
The tiny dancer recovered, but she was left with a decreased ability to dance en point for her ballet classes. Things seemed hopeless on … Keep Reading!!!
I am going to get in the habit of these weekly wrap-ups because…
a. every blogger and their mother seems to do it.
b. I’m clearly a conformist.
So here are the weird things I read this week when I wasn’t sitting at Starbucks making frantic calls to people about funding for the water project in Ethiopia.
First up is very timely and slightly prophetic, since it deals with Starbucks AND water…frozen water to be exact.
Someone just filed a … Keep Reading!!!
Kid president is at it again with his adorable charm and wise words. He recently created a short for Mother’s Day about supporting mothers. He pointed out that in our society it’s common and somewhat accepted for mothers to shame their peers based on their parenting choices.
In his segment Kid president dons a ridiculous wig and reveals the character of a judgmental mother.
Hey everyone… I feel like I haven’t discussed some more personal things in awhile. I’ll use this post as a little update.
As you can see, I took off all of the third party ads on this site. I feel like I can breathe again… but more importantly, I feel like I want to write on here. I hope you guys feel equally less annoyed when you come this page.
In November I was in … Keep Reading!!!