Raise your hand if you've ever experienced "mom guilt." Everyone? Yep. Mom guilt is that lovely feeling where you convince yourself you're doing it all wrong and the consequences are sure to be detrimental when in reality, quite simply, it's not that bad. Anything can be turned into mom guilt and we all experience it.… Continue reading Who’s Got Mom Guilt?
Eating as a family is a priority for us, but since my hard-working hubby gets home later in the evening that means I either need to have dinner cooking in the crockpot all day or something I can whip up in less than 30 minutes. One pot wonders are one of my most favorite things.… Continue reading One Pot Broccoli Pasta – Quick, Easy, Cheesy!
This is the first oil my family tried. We received it as a baby shower gift when Liam was born. I'd used cheap essential oil imitators for many years, but I was a little skeptical of oils having any benefits beyond aromatherapy. This was the first time I used pure essential oils though, and it… Continue reading Let’s Look at Lavender
Want to hear something ironic? I'm about to write about finding rest and less stress in your day and both of my children are whining at me for something apparently no other person on the planet can do except me. I know you've been there. And if it's not your kids, it's your boss or… Continue reading Finding Ways to Rest and Recharge at Home
By now we've all heard that this flu season is one of the worst. (Don't they say that every year?) And, like most years, there is a lot of debate about the flu shot. I'm not going to tell you whether I think you should or should not get a flu shot or that any… Continue reading Our Best Attempts to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
If you've been following my blog from the beginning, you've already read what I'm going to share. But this is an update like none other! This is an exert from the post in 2013 when we announced we were pregnant for the second time. I was only 8 weeks pregnant at this point. Check out how… Continue reading Y’all…How Could I Not Share This Again?