December 2, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here. Everyone says there’s no owner’s manual for raising kids, and certainly not toddlers. Until now. Parenting books (and blog posts, social media posts, and YouTube videos) can make us feel like we’re falling short. They can sometimes make it seem like it’s possible to flow through our

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October 29, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here. I have struggled with this thing called being a mom. There’s just SO MUCH information out there on the subject. It’s borderline paralyzing. Except that you can’t be paralyzed when you’re a mom. You have to take action, and often very much in the moment. You kind

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October 25, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here. A few weeks ago I set a date to potty train our 2 and 3 year old girls — and it worked! We still have accidents here and there, but there are no more diapers during the day which is what counts for us right now. The

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October 21, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here.  As a working mom with 2 and 3 year-old girls, I knew the time had come to get potty training over with. I went to Amazon, typed in “best potty training book” and picked the one with over 4,000 4.5 star reviews. Normally I would read reviews,

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October 17, 2020

Not too long ago, I was a constant overwhelmed mess. I’m still somewhat of an overwhelmed mess, but I’ve somehow managed to make it not constant. Progress. My Stay-at Home Mom Vision The past three years (since becoming a mom) I have desperately wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. I knew SAHMs in real life,

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July 17, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here.  Warning: excessively long post. Grab a drink, get cozy, and stay awhile. I have this dream of being this together person. Who is always organized. Always put together. Never judged. Basically perfect. Haha! This sense of wanting to be perfect has been exacerbated by being a mom.

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