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

Health and Fitness, Sanity Savers

10 Best Paleo Snacks for Moms

When I was a new mom and my husband was deployed I struggled to get the grocery shopping done. You see- going to the grocery store was a CHORE. A HUGE chore. The baby was almost guaranteed to have to nurse 10 times, spit up all over me and the groceries, and the lines- let’s… Continue reading 10 Best Paleo Snacks for Moms

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

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”

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