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Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Secrets to Success

Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Secrets to Success

Going back to school as a mom is daunting, to say the least. Some days I doubted my ability to accomplish my assignments on time while caring for my family. I ugly cried more times than I can count because I was so overwhelmed with […]

Having Kids Close in Age | Pros and Cons

Having Kids Close in Age | Pros and Cons

There are so many things to consider when deciding how close in age you want your children to be.  This decision is often a reflection on how parents were raised and how they felt about the age gap between them and their siblings.  Some parents […]

Natural Hospital Birth | Second Time Mom

Natural Hospital Birth | Second Time Mom

My second birth story is my favorite.  Henry came into this world fast and furious and that basically sums up everything you need to know about him. I love his birth story because it perfectly explains what “silent labor” is and I had know idea […]

Nutrition 101 | Gluten

Nutrition 101 | Gluten

There is quite a bit of hype surrounding gluten and the gluten-free diet.  Chances are you know someone who has, at the very least, considered eliminating gluten from his/her diet. Today’s post serves as a very basic introduction to gluten and its free-from diet so […]

Nutrition | An Introduction

Nutrition | An Introduction

I have always considered myself a nutrition aficionado. For most of my life I was slender, ate small amounts of food, and turned my nose up to anything inorganic or dessert-like. Those are the cardinal rules of healthy eating, right? I had a strict perception […]

Natural Hospital Birth | First Time Mom

Natural Hospital Birth | First Time Mom

When I became pregnant with my first child I was certain of two things. I wanted to find out the sex after the baby was born and I really, really wanted to give birth without medication. Two decisions that irritated the general public, but important […]

The Worst Part About Having Three Boys

The Worst Part About Having Three Boys

Staying pregnant has been a heartbreaking challenge while trying to complete my family. My husband and I have had to overcome the grief, guilt, and feelings of defeat after losing each of our unborn babies and each loss was harder than the last. We want […]

The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four | 6 Month Update

The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four | 6 Month Update

In my 3 month update about life with three kids under four I explained that having a third baby left us mostly underwhelmed. Missed that post? Read it here. The 6 month update on having three kids under four certainly sings a different tune than […]

The Best Morning Routine for Stay at Home Moms

The Best Morning Routine for Stay at Home Moms

I’m a morning person and am most productive in the early hours of my day.  As a stay-at-home-mom, keeping to a morning routine ensures that my mind is balanced and ready to focus on the tasks I have planned for the day. If you have […]

Five Easy Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms

Five Easy Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding makes me hangry.  Like, do not even talk to me unless you’re taking my order hangry. I make sure to have nutritious and filling snacks available at all times during the first few months of breastfeeding a new baby in order to avoid being […]