To The Mom Who Showed Kindness…

I saw you staring at us in that crowded restaurant. I know you heard us trying to calm our son down as he yelled and panicked. You could’ve judged us. You could’ve given us dirty looks. You could’ve asked us to quiet down, but you didn’t. You just smiled, and you have no idea what Read More

A Love Like This – Choosing Gratitude Over Sorrow

I’m not proud to admit this, but it probably won’t surprise you. Sometimes I feel sorry for myself. Some days I wake up determined to choose joy, only to find myself in a bitter mood hours later. Sometimes I sit and focus on sorrow instead of gratitude. The other night after the kids went to Read More

Motherhood is Hard – Stop Pretending It’s Not

I had no idea how hard motherhood would be. When I first became a mom, I was completely shocked by motherhood. I pictured a tidy, perfectly structured life. I pictured family portraits, white picket fences and Sunday morning pancakes. I knew I’d love being a mom, but I had no clue how hard it would Read More

To the Mom Who Wants to Homeschool – 5 Things to Consider

To the mom who wants to homeschool, here are 5 things to consider. Whether you’re afraid of your ability to teach your child everything they need to know or you’re afraid of what people may say about your choice, I encourage you to keep reading. Homeschooling is a beautiful option, and so much of this Read More

Mom Vs. Dad Parenting Styles – Hilarious Truths

Moms and dads are so different when it comes to their parenting styles. It’s makes me laugh when I compare the two styles side by side. Both parents make a wonderful team when you add them together, but I couldn’t help but laugh a bit at the hilarious truths of Moms vs. Dads parenting style. Read More

The Power of Intentional Motherhood

Have you ever wondered what your life as a mother would look like if you lived the way you actually wanted to live? If you were more intentional about motherhood, would you be happier? Intentional motherhood is about choosing to live the life you want, not the life you think society expects of you. It’s Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Gentle Parenting

Gentle parenting has been an amazing resource for me. It’s taught me to stay calm, lead with compassion, and pick my battles wisely with my children.  The idea is to focus on connecting with my kids while teaching respect and boundaries, without using harsh punishments. This is a simple beginner’s guide to gentle parenting. If Read More

8 Habits to Stop and Become a Happier Mom

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. I don’t know about you but my goal in motherhood is to be a happy mom, not a perfect one. I want my children to remember the joy in our home. I want them to look back one day and picture me laughing, cuddling Read More