There are no more babies in my home. Or my arms. Not that I was all that crazy about the baby stage anyway, but sometimes I’m just not so crazy about the idea of me and my children getting older. And older.
New Year’s Resolutions: Go Big or Let Go?
Okay, mothers of the world. What’s it going to be this January? Are you going to set big pie-in-the-sky goals/resolutions/whatever you want to call them, or are you going to simply try a little harder to do/be a little better?
The Power of Acceptance
Remember what a great mom you were when you were pregnant with your first child? Life B.C. (Before Children) was full of hope and promise. Then your baby was born and real life began, bringing with it the inevitable struggles of life no mother escapes.
Out of the Mouths of Babes
Do you know what your children (especially the young ones) are actually absorbing about the world around them? The following is an impromptu “interview” with my 5-year-old daughter about Santa, Jesus, and the real meaning of Christmas.
Two New Year’s Traditions Worth Considering
Maybe it’s the Japanese in me. Having lived there for a couple of years, I find their New Year’s traditions quite refreshing; two in particular. Since New Year’s is their biggest holiday, December is a busy month for them as well but, in a very different way.
Capturing the Fleeting Moments of Joy
Mom bloggers can sometimes get a bad rap. I’ve heard it said more than once that they make their homes and family life look better than they really are by editing out, enhancing in shiny, happy moments. I’ll admit that I thought the same thing but then I started a blog of my own and quickly came to a very different conclusion.
What NOT To Do this Holiday Season
Allyson offers great ideas to help you avoid over-scheduling, overeating, and overspending this holiday season.
Ten Ways to Enjoy the Holidays on a Budget
The holiday season is in full gear and it’s almost comical the way we are being enticed to dig ourselves a little deeper into personal debt. With the way the economy is right now, here are some helpful tips on how we can enjoy the holidays on a budget.
Children Learn what They Live
I bet every single person reading this can think of one or many times when someone acknowledged, complimented, or praised you for a certain behavior or characteristic. That moment felt good, right? Wouldn’t it be nice to be that person for your own children?
Four Ways to Bounce Back after a Big Loss
Tuesday was election day in America. After months and months of having a vested interest in a particular candidate, party, measure, or proposition, to wake up and realize that it’s all over (or even worse, that your candidate/measure/proposition lost!) can be a real let down. What in the world does this have to do with motherhood? Allyson Reynolds will tell you.
My Quiver Is Full
I wrote this post almost two and a half years ago, but these thoughts become even more relevant as time goes by. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below! I took a pregnancy test tonight. I didn’t really think I could be pregnant, but what else was I to think when […]
Perfectionism: The Ultimate Fun Killer
How often do you prepare a “fun” activity and get upset when it doesn’t turn out exactly as you had planned? How many moments of fun do you fail to enjoy because you are trying to keep your house clean? If these scenarios sound familiar you are not alone.
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