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
Eating healthy can be so mundane, especially if you are eating salads and vegetables on the regular. Treat your taste buds to this medley of mixed greens, fresh herbs, a splash of spice, and a burst of flavor. Rounding out this delicious combination is protein-packed, crispy chicken. Enjoy! Crispy Chicken and Avocado Salad with Corn… Continue reading A Salad With Gusto
Have you ever had one of those days that begins like every other day, only to take a sudden turn for the worst? That unsuspecting day happened for me a few weeks ago. I wrote about it in a piece called “Mom Life Crash Course” that was featured on Her View From Home. “Some days,… Continue reading Mom Life Crash Course
“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/
“The truth is that after having a baby, my body may never be the same as it once was. I want to be okay with that fact. Even if I eat healthy and exercise regularly, my rib cage might always be bigger, my boobs droopier, my hips curvier, and my tummy pudgier. It is… Continue reading Loving Your Post-Baby Body
“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?
“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