Challenge yourself to stop asking, “How was school today?” Instead, find the opportunity to share moments without distraction.
How do you set goals as a mom when there are so many other distractions? My answer: it’s a race, but it’s not a race. As moms, living the day-to-day is challenging enough. When you throw in goal setting, it’s hard not to feel defeated and give up. Motherhood is a constant race of sprinting … Continue reading
Monday arrives and it sucks you in like that first big sip of coffee you take each morning. Gulp. Here we go.
I clicked the phone down and rubbed my eyes with my fingers. The alarm had rung at 5:30 am earlier in the day. My Kindergartener who sleeps between my husband and I every night took turns slugging me in her sleep and pulling my blanket off. This store said the same thing, “Out of kites … Continue reading
My baby is going to Kindergarten. Her first steps of being a big kid, but she’ll always be my baby. “Tell me again about when I was a baby.”
As you start your first day of school, this is what I want you to know, my Kindergarten girl.
It’s time to let her be who she is now, dream of the woman she will eventually become and move beyond her baby life. She is ready for Kindergarten.
5 easy steps you need to know about summer meal planning. When summer arrives we are excited to get the grills going. We fill up on cold craft beer, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and potato salad. And once we run out of the BBQ leftovers we are faced with the question every parent hates, “What’s for … Continue reading
Minivan to Motherhood: The minivan was my first step into motherhood before I even knew I wanted to be a mother. Minivan to Motherhood was my featured piece in the 2015 Twin Cities Listen to Your Mother show and the video is at the end of the post.
Start a new family activity and spark a love of gardening in your children with these 5 Easy Ways to Garden with Your Kids.
About the moments when your children help you be brave and overcome fear.
About the pressure to lose the baby weight and the strength to find the new normal in your mom body this summer.
I walked up the chalk-filled path to the Listen to Your Mother rehearsal preparing for a day of tears. I knew hearing and processing the emotional stories of motherhood would be hard for me and hard to hide. I’m a crier.