Hi Mama’s! Let’s face it. Motherhood during the younger years is messy, exhausting, with a big love-hate relationship with concealer and dry shampoo. It can be hard find joy in motherhood on a difficult day. But even in the worst of days, motherhood is the best job in the world. However, it can be easy to… Read More Finding JOY in Motherhood Introduction
I let my fear control me for too long, and my hope with this post is to encourage you from making the same mistake. Your fear might be different from mine, but I am here to tell you to STOP LETTING IT CONTROL YOU!!! This is a picture of my first time eating outside of the house… Read More Dear Mom, Stop Letting Fear CONTROL You!
Hey girl, It’s not you. It’s me. Life with young children is busy, exhausting, messy, and at times overwhelming. I promise I don’t intentionally try to ignore you when you call, but life with a toddler is pretty chaotic without any dull or quiet moments. I guess I could answer your call when I am… Read More A letter to my best friend without kids
Keo had Sensitive Skin from DAY ONE. He has eczema just like his mama, so we had to find the best products that worked for his sensitive skin. My goal with this post is to help you from wasting any money trying to figure out what products work for babies with sensitive skin. Here is… Read More Favorite Baby Products for Babies with Sensitive Skin
I know. Sounds a little harsh, right? Let me explain. I have always heard about the instant bond or connection that happens between a new mom and her baby the second the baby is born. I heard this “natural bond” is especially true if you are adopted like I am. Well, I am here to… Read More And Suddenly You Were ((NOT)) My Everything…
Why do we always want what other’s have? The grass is always greener on the other side, right? I was born with crazy curly hair, but after straightening it to death, I now have flat wavy hair. Now I want my curls back!! I mentioned in an earlier post about my struggle with envy. I… Read More How to End Stay-At-Home Mom Envy
I envy the moms with babies that sleep through the night at an early age. Not only was my son a bad sleeper and far from sleeping through the night (he still isn’t), he was a terrible napper! I’m talking 30 minute naps, most of which were in my arms the first 6 months of… Read More Naptime Struggles #1
If your baby has this you know what it is and you don’t wish this on any other parent out there. Sadly, my son was one of the babies born with this. Laryngomalacia is a congenital softening of the tissues of the larynx- a.k.a. the voice box. This structure opens and closes when you are… Read More Laryngomalacia
Tip #1: Trust in Your Instincts! Every mom-to-be or new mom has probably heard this one countless times. I heard this even before I was pregnant. Hearing it wasn’t enough. I had to experience this tip multiple times before I not only understood it, but believed in myself as a new mom. There were a… Read More 5 tips for new moms!
“Hi my name is Christie, this is my son Keo, do you want to be our friend?” One thing people don’t tell you when you become a mom is how lonely it can be! I have non-mom friends who mean well, but they just don’t understand what it is like being a mom! There is… Read More Want to be my mommy friend?