Tips for Traveling with Little Ones

Tips for Traveling with Little Ones

Tis the season for holiday travel. In fact, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the day before Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are the busiest times for long distance travel in the U.S. We want to be with our loved ones for the holidays so we...
Parenting with Purpose

Parenting with Purpose

Parenting with purpose is the compass that guides you on the long road of motherhood. The moment you find out you’re pregnant the decision making starts. Where do I want to go for prenatal care? Will I stay home or go back to work? What should I put on the baby...

We Are Their Windows

As a first time mom it’s easy to get dragged down by the daily grind of mothering small children. Sometimes I lose sight of how truly important the job of mothering is. Yet, each day I have the opportunity to help mold another human being. For a very short time...
Guarding Against Performance Driven Parenting

Guarding Against Performance Driven Parenting

Early on I learned to love thrill of working hard and performing well. In elementary school I struggled with reading. I didn’t understand what was “wrong” with me and felt stupid, insecure, and ashamed because I wasn’t like the other kids....
15 Things First Time Moms Need to Know

15 Things First Time Moms Need to Know

Hi Lady! It’s the first time you’re doing this, isn’t it? It’s exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Up until this point being pregnant, becoming a mother has all been but a dream; a dream you had as a little girl as you played house...

Sometimes I feel like I’ve failed at motherhood.

Here is my disclaimer for those of you who may not hear the sarcastic tone in my voice, just imagine it: I do not nor will I ever eat my children the way gerbil mothers eat theirs. Also if this pulls at your heart or feel that another mom may benefit from knowing that...