How to Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom

Today I was More than a mom!!

When you become a mother, everyone under the sun will have advice for you on how you should do things. It’s hard because you really don’t know what advice to listen to or what to brush off.  From one mom who has lived and learned… this is what you need to do to prevent feeling burnt out as a mom!

Being a Stay at Home Mom, is hard work and it’s easy to lose yourself in the process. You give so much of your self-caring for the other people in your life. It can be overwhelming and hard.  Here are few things to make your life easier and to help you feel like your old self.  Continue reading “How to Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom”

Today I Was More Than A Mom!

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Today I was a patient… I sat in the toddler’s doctor’s office nestled between the toy kitchen and the toy bin.  Getting my vitals checked and recheck, as my back slowly ached from the hard wood floor I rested on.

Today I was a zoo keeper as I cared for and tucked multiple plush animals into bed.

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Five Parenting Blogs That Will Inspire You

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From that first moment, when you find out that you are expecting you start to read dozens of books about your pregnancy.  What size of fruit the baby is every week to the benefits of reading to your little one.  However, that moment when you get into that car for babies first car ride, and you see the hospital disappearing in the rearview window! It hits you! You have not prepared for how to take care of that little one!

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The Mom Jinx

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The mom jinx is no wives tale people!! It’s real! We have all experienced it! 

 

The minute we brag about how well the kids have been sleeping at night you will be enjoying countless all nighters. You toss those pull ups away and your toddler will have potty training regression. The minute you buy your child a new pair of shoes, they will grow a foot over night.

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More Than A Dance Class

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It’s so much more than just a dance class.

I never imagined I would become a “dance mom”.  The idea of it kind of made me gag, the tight hair sprayed buns, expensive glittery outfits, the hours of classes… no thank you.  I never thought I would be a part of the that world, nor did I want to.  However, I have found that my daughter’s dance class is so much more than just a class. Continue reading “More Than A Dance Class”

Stop and Smell the Dirty Diapers

 

Stop and Smell the Dirty Diapers

Today I am going to stop and smell the dirty diapers. Yep, that’s right the dirty diapers!

The days when you’re exhausted from sleep training, you have baby spit up or your toddler’s boogers on your sleeve [black shirts are never a mom’s best friend], and the house … Well the house is still standing. You feel beaten, broken, and without hope. Take a moment to smell the dirty diapers. Continue reading “Stop and Smell the Dirty Diapers”

Finding My Mom Friend

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They say it takes a village to raise kids. I never understood that until I had children of my own.

This mom thing is HARD… It’s easier if you have someone by your side that can support you through it. There is only so much a hubby can do. They can’t truly understand how it feels to feel like your always failing, mom guilt, chapped nipples, or hours of being home alone with a newborn screaming their head off.
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