5 Quiet Activities for 2-3 year olds

5 Quiet Activities for 2-3 year olds

5 Quiet Activities for 2-3 year old Having your children close in age is wonderful in so many ways, but it can also prove to be challenging. I love that my girls are so close. They light up when they see each other. I didn’t however love having them both in diapers at the same […]

I’ve been an ugly mommy

I’ve been an ugly mommy

I’ve been an ugly mommy lately, and I’m not talking about my appearance.  My temper has been short, stress level high and my patience thin. I’ve been walking around this week with a ticking time bomb inside my gut feeling like I was going to explode at any minute. I mostly blame tax season, but […]

Real Life Vs Social Media Staging

Real Life Vs Social Media Staging

It is so easy to compare ourselves to others. It used to be comparing yourself to the moms at the PTA, car-pool or on the play ground… now it has evolved to the moms of Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook. The difference?…We choose what we put on social media… for many, only the best images go […]

An Honest Q&A To My Daughter About The Reality of Motherhood

An Honest Q&A To My Daughter About The Reality of Motherhood

I’m a mother of two young girls and I want them to know the reality of motherhood. So often, we don’t know the truths about being a mother until we’re in the midst of motherhood, trying to survive. I know that as the years pass and I move out of this season of being a young […]

5 Things I Wish I Never Said In Front Of My Daughter

5 Things I Wish I Never Said In Front Of My Daughter

My daughter is a sponge. She soaks up every word that I speak. Every. Single. Word. That is why I  wish I never said these five things in front of my daughter…   I look awful. Just saying this sentence out loud to myself makes me cringe, yet, I find myself thinking this thought and saying […]

I did my best – a letter to my daughters

I did my best – a letter to my daughters

To my daughters, I did my best. There are days when you both cry inconsolably and the comfort of my arms doesn’t calm you down right away, but I want you to know I give you my best. There are days when you need a little more discipline then normal and time-out becomes an emotion […]