Cleaning / Organization · Parenting · Published Work

Why I Let My Daughter Play With the Dirty Mop Bucket

When I clean, my daughter cleans with me. When I cook, she cooks with me. When I garden, she gardens with me. And when I fold clothes, she (un)folds with me. Not because I ask her to, but because she wants to. She is at that beautiful age, in which she wants to see or… Continue reading Why I Let My Daughter Play With the Dirty Mop Bucket

Published Work · Relationships

17 Funky Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

    “Valentine’s Day is almost here. It’s that time of year for couples everywhere to celebrate their love. So write a mushy note, buy a thoughtful gift, and pick from one of these funky date night ideas:” ❤️ My favorites are #1, #3, & #10. ❤️ http://herviewfromhome.com/17-funky-date-ideas-for-valentines-day/

Parenting · Published Work

How Many Chances Will I Have To Hold You?

   “Her growing independence will trickle into other areas of life, as each month passes. Each time, I will have a choice. Today, it is holding her. Tomorrow, it may be her wanting to get dressed by herself or putting herself to bed. Each gesture, a tiny step towards her growing up. These are the… Continue reading How Many Chances Will I Have To Hold You?

Parenting · Published Work

Survival Guide for the Sleep Deprived Parent: 7 Strategies to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

   “I watched tears stream down a fellow mama’s sleep deprived cheeks, as she described her frustration about not being herself lately. It was very clear the minimal sleep she was getting was making it a struggle for her to get through daily routines. In that moment, I wanted to reach out and give her… Continue reading Survival Guide for the Sleep Deprived Parent: 7 Strategies to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night