Sanity Savers

Birthday Gift Hacks

We’re just now getting to that “age” where my kid has “friends” (aka the friends I pick for her) and now the birthday parties are coming out of the woodwork. It almost feels like every other week we’re getting invited to yet another birthday party. It’s getting a little overwhelming if I’m being honest. While… Continue reading Birthday Gift Hacks

Sanity Savers

Returning to Work as a Nursing Mom

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own. Going back to work has its own challenges after having a baby. But going back to work AND continuing to nurse my infant- was an entirely different beast. I want… Continue reading Returning to Work as a Nursing Mom

Business, Sanity Savers

Time Saving Momtrapeneur Tools

If there is anything that I truly love, it’s saving time. I am all about saving time and money, and sometimes it can be truly beneficial for me to outsource my time so I can focus on more income producing activities. I run two businesses, one solely my own focused on helping women in the… Continue reading Time Saving Momtrapeneur Tools

Sanity Savers

Combating Loneliness as a Mom

A few weeks ago I posed a question on my Facebook Page about if women felt lonely as a mom- the response was overwhelming. All but one person responded that they did in fact feel lonely as a mom. I started to realize- that most moms- probably feel a bit lonely. Some more than others… Continue reading Combating Loneliness as a Mom

Sanity Savers

Avoiding SAHM Burn Out

I remember when I was on maternity leave those first few months as a new mom, I thought “this is the life!” and when I went back to work I LONGED to be a Stay at Home Mom. I made my OWN schedule, we did what I wanted to do, and heck- yoga pants could… Continue reading Avoiding SAHM Burn Out

Sanity Savers

Journal Prompts for Anxiety

Journaling can be an incredible benefit in helping manage anxiety or stress of any kind. Journaling is a judgement free zone. It is you, the paper, and pencil. That’s it. No one else ever has to read it. No one else has to be a participant. And it can be a way for you to… Continue reading Journal Prompts for Anxiety

Health and Fitness

My Letter to New Mom’s About “Bouncing Back”

Dear Mom who wishes to “Bounce Back”, I see your posts. I see them everyday. You post these photos of your food, your workouts, your measurements, your before & afters. In fact my facebook and instagram are littered with them. Littered with all of these moms striving for an ounce of their body before their… Continue reading My Letter to New Mom’s About “Bouncing Back”

Sanity Savers

Control the Controllable

I recently had a conversation with another mom who was unhappy with her work situation. Things are work were hard for her and she was having a hard time being happy at work due to the environment, and keeping everyone at home happy as well. I remember all too well how that felt. I remember… Continue reading Control the Controllable

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Meal Prep Tips for Post Vacation

We travel a lot. As in a whole lot. In 2017 I took 13 trips, 2 of which were to two international countries. Coming home can be hard: jet lag, mounds of laundry, routines getting back into the swing of things, and getting back into normal eating habits. I’ve found this really great system now… Continue reading Meal Prep Tips for Post Vacation

Sanity Savers

Guest Blog: Wendi Huskins

1 Year Later: Reflecting on Loss, Postpartum Depression, and Healing from Miscarriage I remember that January day we found out we were pregnant. I have never felt joy, like I did in that moment with my husband. We both had smiles, a glow, and tears of joy running down our faces. It never crossed my… Continue reading Guest Blog: Wendi Huskins