In the evenings, my three older kids are getting old enough that they can put on their own pajamas. And they can brush their teeth with some supervision. In fact, after having three kids in two and a half years, and then adding a fourth a few years later, we’ve felt a little spoiled with […]
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The months after having a baby are precious. It’s impossible not to love the squishy baby that your body has nurtured for nine months. And yet, it almost seems impossible to love your postpartum body. Most women that I know don’t have a wonderful relationship with their bodies. Throughout my teenage and adult years, I’ve
It started with good intentions. I had just read Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. We had recently moved into a smaller home and I was grappling with the sheer amount of stuff we had. Everywhere I looked, my kids had toys. I was walking on Legos in the living room. Tripping
Nearly every day one of my preschool-aged twins attempt to tell me something that sounds like “smeilfehaseif”. Over and over I ask, “What are you saying?” After the third or fourth time, my son usually grunts in frustration and then yells his unknown request one more time. Even my six-year-old has been known to jump
The day you become a mom is also the day where you really step it up in the skills department. It’s so easy to feel as if you are juggling everything. It’s the only “job” where you are expected to have it all together. As an overwhelmed mom, you probably even have a running checklist