Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Levels of 10

A few weeks ago I was having this really amazing conversation with a dear friend of mine and she brought up how everyone has “hard days”. Sometimes when I’m venting about a hard day, in comparison to others- it’s rather small and insignificant. But each day the level changes. Moms, I know you feel me… Continue reading Levels of 10

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

Tired as a Mother

How many moms out there have seen the endless parade of 'tired as a mother' coffee mugs and shirts? Or all the funny memes about how parents never get any sleep once they have kids? I'll be honest and say that I've laughed at a few of them myself because BEING A PARENT IS HARD!… Continue reading Tired as a Mother

About Me

Happy 3rd Birthday Evelyn

Dear Evelyn, I always wanted to be that mom that documented major milestones of your life. I even have a baby book- that is barely filled out. But time and excuses got in the way of me completing any of those things- so instead I’ll try this letter to you instead. At 5:39am PST you… Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday Evelyn

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

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 Tips for New Moms

I’ve spoken to quite a few overwhelmed mamas who have newborns at home lately. They’re struggling to get in the nutrition they need or are struggling finding the time to eat when it’s all said and done. They’re hungry, exhausted, and life with a newborn is constantly changing- so it’s super challenging. I have a… Continue reading Meal Tips for New Moms