It seems to me that one of the biggest lessons in life is the importance of balance. I think that most, if not all, mothers struggle with finding balance because with each bundle of joy comes major life changes. One of those changes is often deciding on the right work life balance for you. Today's post is brought to you by The Best of Both Worlds: How Mothers Can Find … [Read more...] about Finding Balance And Part Time Jobs For Moms
Xza Higgins is the mother of 2 kids- Atticus, age 4, and Luella, age 1. She nursed both children after returning to work full-time at MommyCon, so understands first-hand how challenging it can be to balance the demands of breastfeeding and returning to work. However Xza has discovered a number of tactics that have helped her successfully tackle the desire to nourish her babies … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Balance Breastfeeding and Returning To Work
Have you heard about mindful parenting? It is a movement centered around being more calm, present and peaceful with your children and yourself so that you can know how to best parent them. Well, there is a new mindful parenting book out called The Present Mother by Catherine Weiss and it is making a splash. In Amazon’s “Hot New Releases”, it was #2 in the Motherhood category … [Read more...] about A Mindful Parenting Book- The Present Mother Excerpt & Worksheets
I was recently listening to University of Virginia, English professor Lisa Russ Spaar, talking about poetry and she mentioned that you can tell poetry truly touches people because they turn to poetry to pay homage to important events in people's lives. Poetry has a way of catching people's hearts and expressing emotions that are hard to otherwise express. That is why poems … [Read more...] about Free Printable Mother’s Day Poems
Moms do so much all of the time. Every single day. From the day you give birth until, well I don't know when it will stop, but every day you think of your child and what you need to do for them. When you have a little tiny baby, it seems that every second of your day becomes theirs because they need you. But in order to find balance, don't forget to take some mom time out. … [Read more...] about We All Need A Mom Time Out!
I recently wrote a post about putting mom in the family photos. It is so easy for us as mothers to get busy documenting every moment of our beloved child's life that we forget to put mom in the photo too! Don't make excuses about being busy or wait until you lose a few pounds. Your child loves you just the way you are. We should make it a priority to have ourselves in the … [Read more...] about Same Day Photo Books For Mother’s Day
This post is sponsored by CVS Pharmacy. I have been asked to help spread the word about the Put Mom in the Photo concept. This is a pertinent topic year round for moms. I can tell you first hand that moms often don't end up in the family photos. With Mother's Day approaching, making sure mom gets into the family photos is a topic of timely importance that I truly feel … [Read more...] about Put Mom In The Photo- Capturing Family Memories