Gift Guide for the Mom Who Doesn’t Want Anything

If you ask a mom what she wants for her birthday or Mother’s’ Day she will likely tell you something like “a clean house,” “for everyone to get along,” or “nothing at all.”  Moms are selfless and generally don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what gifts they want.  But that doesn’t mean Mom …

Acknowledgment: Why We Need to Express More Recognition and Gratitude

We were all raised to say thank you, and teach our children to do the same, but often we are so busy, we miss the big picture. Gratitude towards others is more than saying thank you.  It’s about acknowledgment.  It’s easy to say thank you, but acknowledgment is about doing more.  It’s about recognizing someone …

Self-care Tips for Busy Moms

Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms: How 17 Moms Practice Self-Care

Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms: How 17 Moms Practice Self-Care When I mention the word self-care to a mom I often get an eye roll or sarcastic laugh.  Most moms say something like “I don’t have time for self-care, I’m busy taking care of everyone else!”  Here’s the thing, moms – If you’re so busy …

10 Habits of a Happy Mom

10 Habits of Happy Moms

Many young women dream of a future that includes children.  They picture sweet giggles, those first steps, hearing their baby say “mama,” dance lessons and sports practice, and an immeasurable amount of love and affection. But once those dreams become reality, the reality of being a mom isn’t always what we expect.  Sure, we know …

How My Life Has Changed Since I said Goodbye to 8-5

This is part 3 of my series – How I said Goodbye to 8 to 5.  Please click here to read part 1. When I made the life-changing decision to leave my full-time career for full-time mom I didn’t exactly have a plan.  I know, it wasn’t the smartest approach, but for us, it was …