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Hot mess express?

Style your way into motherhood It was 6 months after I gave birth to our first born. A sweet, big blue eyed, miniature version of me. She was sleeping through the night, about 10-12 hours, nursing, and hitting all the milestones on the dot. It had been 6 months since we moved away from our …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Guest Blog: Depression and How to Pull Out of It

I got a phone call from someone very dear to me the other day. She felt really down and in a dark place. It took me back to a time when I struggled badly with depression myself. It started in 2009 when I was a new military wife with a husband who was gone A …

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Guest Blog: Don’t Deny the Signs

Most people think that becoming a mom is the happiest times of a woman’s life. Babies are cute- tiny fingers and toes, those cute cooing sounds, the adorable clothes. Sometimes people forget the other not so cute side of having a baby- the hormonal changes, being tired from lack of sleep, the visual changes in …

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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 …

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