Supporting your immune system in the winter

Today I'm going take a quick detour from the series on teaching empathy to your kids (don't worry, it will be back next week with more) to share my experience from today. (affiliate links below) I woke up today with that icky feeling that means a cold is coming on. Hubbin brought home a little … Continue reading Supporting your immune system in the winter

New mama products I still love…

Bringing a baby into your life means bringing lots of extra stuff into your home. Cribs, bassinets, clothes, diaper pails, changing tables, bottles, strollers, car seats, and rocking chairs. But being new parents - especially being a new mama - also means you add to your own collection of personal care products. From hands-free pumping … Continue reading New mama products I still love…

When being pregnant is not what you thought it would be

I have several friends who are pregnant with their second or third kid right now. And, so, it seems that every girls night or play date turns to the question: "Are you going to have more kids?" Inevitably I have to defend my choice not to have more than one kid. Society encourages girls to … Continue reading When being pregnant is not what you thought it would be

When being a mom isn’t what you thought it would be

Motherhood is hard. It's busy. It's exhausting. It's never-ending. It's filled with endless requests for cuddles, snacks, hunts for lost toys, band-aids, butt-wipes, and other relentless ways in which we are asked care for these little lives we brought into the world. And you can't even go to bed when you're tired because you have … Continue reading When being a mom isn’t what you thought it would be