The Power of words

Read this to your child or do it with your child. It is a powerful example of how words have an impact and can have an everlasting presence. There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost…

Continuous Parenting – what’s that?

This is an interesting read for any parent feeling the burned out sensation. The world we live in is a lot different than the one our parents raised us in. Technology has made it possible for us to be in constant contact with our children, which triggers our brains to be "on duty" ALL THE…

To the tired mama…

Mama remember: soothing, feeding, cradling, comforting your babies - IS WORK.⁣⁣We often feel we have that laundry list (literally laundry) of tasks that we must finish in order to feel “accomplished” and “adequate” as mothers. ⁣Somehow our most important job, raising our babies, has somehow become “not enough.”⁣That if you solely just do that throughout…

Working out…What’s that??

The internal battle of a mother Being a mom is tough as crap. There I said it, and I'll say it again and again. There are many other phrases that justify the job of motherhood, but right now, this is my go-to. The amount of pressure mothers are put under is absolutely ridiculous. In a…

What Fuels The Engine?

Coffee, love & sunsets People often ask me, what keeps you going? You have 5 kids, a husband, multiple small business, a household to run, 45 different schedules to keep, etc. etc. In the simplest form of an answer it’s this. Coffee. is my best friend. I’ll drink it in the morning, mid-day, afternoon, evening,…

How Quickly We Forget…

Shoutout to all you rockstar mama’s who are in the thick of it right now with a newbie.  My “baby” is 3.5 now and I CAN NOT believe how quickly I forgot how difficult it is to do anything with a new baby. Here I am yesterday…My friend needed help to watch her son, she…

Motherhood

supporting each other If a mama is running late in the morning, just know she’s had a full day already. Murphy’s Law applies here, too: if it can go wrong, it will. And it probably has been going wrong since she first opened her eyes. If a mama’s house is messy, assume she picks up…

Being A Mom To A Boy

I am extremely fortunate to have 5 children, in addition to that, I'm blessed to have both boys and girls. There are such different relationships we develop with each. I love my girls and don't get me wrong, we have a very special bond, but there's just something about mommas and their boys. Its something…