The New Year is not happy for everyone. Shorter, darker days, brutally cold weather, and recovering from all of the holiday “cheer” can make January and February tough days for many people. And as a busy mom, with the craziness of the holidays behind us, and so much to do to recover from two to […]
My sister-in-law became pregnant with her second child while I was pregnant with my second child, Jelly Bean. Jelly Bean was born in December, and my nephew was due in June. When we received the phone call on April 25th that Boston had been born – I was terrified for them. He was six weeks […]
Are you thinking about inviting your mommy friends and their toddlers or preschool aged children over for a Thanksgiving play date? I don’t host play dates that often, but when I do, I like to have some sort of activity planned. For a couple of reasons. We always have new members rotating in and out […]
I never talked to anyone about how sad I was after my first child was born. Looking back on it, I’m sure I had post postpartum depression (PPD) and I didn’t realize it. We had feeding/nursing and sleeping issues, all very normal new mommy issues, but ours were compounded by extreme external events. Within three […]
I need more Mommy Energy! I met Lizzy through my blogger friend Kerry at Breadwinning Mama. She and I have a lot in common. We both have three kids almost the same ages. She’s also an author and I learned that she had recently published a book for moms – Igniting Mommy Energy – and […]
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I hope you caught episode #3 of “There’s Just Not Enough Time in the Day!” with Stacey M. of HaPPPPy Mom! If not, it’s never too late! I’ll post it at the bottom of this! I really enjoyed chatting with Stacey. She is, quite frankly, amazing. I learned quite a bit from our conversation. First […]
Last week in our Podcast Series “There’s Just Not Enough Time in the Day” we interviewed the gorgeous Bev, who runs her own jewelry business at Linkouture. I had a really great time chatting with Bev. She is a new mom, and I loved re-connecting with that perspective. Bev is balancing running her own business […]
We’ve launched a podcast series : There’s Just not Enough Time in a Day! We’d love to interview you moms – all kinds of moms. If you’re busy, you qualify! We’re just looking to hear how you navigate your day, and maybe learn some tips from you in the process! Sign up to be interviewed […]
We launched our podcast this week. Our first interview for the series “There Just Not Enough Hours in a Day” was Kerry from Southern California. You can find the podcast here. If you would like to be interviewed for this series, we’d love to have you! Sign up for an interview time HERE.
I am here to tell you that is the truth! But, what I can also tell you is that together, we imperfect mothers can make each others lives so much more fun and rewarding as we share our struggles. Before I go much further into my exciting announcement about our big giveaway though, I did […]
Do you ever feel like you are not enough as a mother? Good grief, I do. For example, last Friday, after I pick my daughter up from school, I hear her sweet little voice from the backseat. “Mommy, we forgot to take the purple jello today.” My heart dropped and I felt tears prick at […]
This is a new venture by Alexa, Kerry and Jennifer to collect some data and provide some hopefully valuable resources to busy moms. We look forward to sharing the information we collect. Stay tuned for more, and please sign up to stay informed as we make progress.
Just a quick note today. I am currently enjoying a nice warm fireplace and the quiet solitude of our lodge in Snowshoe, WV. My husband and his friends and their wives are out skiing, but I decided to take the day to just relax, have some quiet time, enjoy not having to change diapers or […]