Today I am sharing picnic essentials for a romantic or family outing, like picnic basket/bag options, picnic food ideas, ways to find beautiful places to picnic near you and some fun games/activities once your bellies are full. Enjoy! With warm weather comes my unusual devotion to being outside. I prefer to be inside my home, but when I do go out, I love to be able to make a day of it. Since I … [Read more...] about Picnic Essentials for a Romantic or Family Outing
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
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018, according to Lucy Jo. Mother's Day is always a time of reflection for me. Being a mother is all-consuming, and I rarely stop to simply enjoy this stage. God has been good to me lately because I have felt at peace about my life. I feel like I am on the right track; I have not felt that way for a long time. Nothing drastic has changed, but I think I have finally … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018
This post, New Mom Ultimate Guide is a gathering of books, ideas, experiences and gear that I have encountered as I have been a mother. I group the ideas into the following phases: Conception Miscarriages, Infertility, Stillbirth and Infant Loss Preparing for Birth Postpartum Parenting Gear Like many other mothers I have done a lot of research, but I put this guide together … [Read more...] about New Mom Ultimate Guide
How to Enjoy Motherhood While Your Husband is Out of Town is a real challenge, but it can be done. Cody travels for work and I always, without fail, hate being left behind. During his trips he is dining out every night, staying in a hotel and essentially doing whatever he wants. At the height of his traveling for work, I get serious anxiety and resentment builds up. While he is gone I am … [Read more...] about How to Enjoy Motherhood While Your Husband is Out of Town
JOIN ME FOR FIVE DAYS TO A HAPPIER HOME CHALLENGE Are you a radical homemaker? To know if you are or not, you need to know what a radical homemaker is. A radical homemaker is changing the traditional perspective on the word homemaker. They are challenging the widely accepted paradigms and re-writing their own definitions of what homemaking means. For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the … [Read more...] about Are you a Radical Homemaker?