Recently someone I love has been dealing with skin problems. It reminded me of the many days and nights of frustration and tears my acne-prone skin caused me in my adolescents. I still get acne on my chin as an adult, but I am shedding a few less tears these days. Since I got pregnant and changed my basic skincare routine, I have been enjoying good skin actually. It is likely short-lived, but I am … [Read more...] about Basic Skincare Routine & Makeup for Refreshment & Confidence
I have the special privilege of raising three little girls. They are cute as buttons, insanely active and terribly strong-willed. I love them and I wanted to create a room for my two youngest that would be a fun haven for them. This page contains affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps keep my … [Read more...] about The Only Girls Bedding Sets You Need for Bunk Beds!
Chores Make Responsible Kids I recently had a great conversation with my friend. She is the type that loves to be a mother. She genuinely likes being with her kids and is completely content parenting. I asked her how she manages her life so that she can enjoy her kids. She listened to me for awhile and then she observed that I was feeling pressure to make my kids happy. She explained that … [Read more...] about Chores Make Responsible Kids
Back to School Joy for Mom and Kids One of the times that I feel most human and most fulfilled is when I am learning and teaching. I have been listening to the book Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps keep my blog up and running … [Read more...] about Back to School Joy for Mom and Kids
Organizing toys for function in a family home can be a major challenge, but there are ways to keep the kids happy and still keep your home beautiful and uncluttered. One of the best things that ever happened to me was living in a very small townhome, apartment and duplex. These smaller spaces forced me to take a closer look at the toys that we needed and wanted, where to store them and a system … [Read more...] about Toy Storage Solutions for Busy Family Homes
5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms Set Boundaries. Since I have a two year old and a three year old, I am used to having kids home 24/7. Jane being home has not been bad, but I have to be intentional about my boundaries. I still keep a strict naptime/quiet time during the day so I can have some time to myself. Jane, a non-napper, simply keeps herself busy with puzzles, coloring … [Read more...] about 5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms