There are five areas to be prepared for when getting ready to welcome a newborn into your home. Each section will highlight what I believe are newborn essentials, not just for the baby, but also for you and family. SleepFood/FeedingHealingMental DiversityCourage, Kindness and Patience SLEEP What is your environment like? When you have a clean, well-organized, and functional space for … [Read more...] about Newborn Essentials Guide
Maternity Fashion. It almost seems silly to put these two words together, but if you had a style before you got pregnant, there is a way to continue being fashionable as you grow a human, and not even break the bank. If you need help finding your fashion style, click here to take a quiz. Usually I dread getting dressed while I am pregnant. I get really big the last two months before baby … [Read more...] about Maternity Fashion for the Comfort Lover
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