As a mom, it is ok to feel tired, overwhelmed, frustrated and even defeated. There is no need to hide these feelings and act as if everything is always alright. Being a mom is not easy. Remember to give yourself some free time to read, have adult conversation, plan a Mom’s night out or just some quiet time. Our kids cannot enjoy the best of us if we are not working to our full potential. You are a person too, relax, you’re doing just fine. No one expects perfection, but moms get pretty close 😉 Too often do women keep quiet about how they are feeling and has to stop. It will eat away at you bit by bit. Start to have conversations with other moms about these feelings, you will see that you are not alone.
I can’t believe that this day has come so fast! My baby girl turned 3 Valentines Day weekend! Let me first say that I only do birthday parties for ages 1, 5, 10, 13, 16 and 18, if she decides to invite me to her 21st, that will be beautiful just not funded by us! LOL! So for this year, I invited 2 other girls over and they did arts and crafts, made pizzas, she opened her gifts and had cupcakes. It was cheap, quick and the girls were happy! So easy and awesome! The other parents said that it was the best party they ever attended and weren’t exhausted! A super play date with tote bags that they made themselves. Feel free to try it yourself or share your own stories, 4 will be here before I know it!
We love being mothers, right? It is a gift from God. We would just like to feel sexy again or wear our favorite jeans again. We usually wait until after Christmas to start a workout routine. Every year people torture themselves at New Years by making weight loss resolutions. Lets try a fun resolution, like taking a vacation and enjoying more date nights. Make the decision to start weight loss or toning well beyond New Years so that you can pace yourself. Summer bodies are built-in the winter. Don’t wait until New years to make a resolution. Want or need a personal trainer, but it’s too costly? Check out our new services. Online and personalized training. Post baby bodies, summertime fine bodies and I just want to look and feel good bodies!
BOOGIE WIPES!!! These perfect little moistened wipes specifically created to clean your little ones nose. They keep them from drying out and babies and children seem to love them. I know I do!
So my daughter would technically have been sick for 3 weeks. Doctors tend to tell you that they have to work through a cold and send you on your way after you’ve paid your co-pay. This may be the 3rd time you have visited in the last few weeks, but still, just a cold. They are quite diligent though with thorough checks. So. I did a little research, only to find out that it s not a cold. In fact, it is allergies and teething. The combination led to a mild ear infection, but a ton of mucus, sneezing and a rash. It resembled a cold so much that it seemed like an easy diagnoses, especially with no fever. Her doctor and I narrowed it down due to my extreme food allergies and I don’t think her eczema helped much. The mucus and stuffy nose were a concern to me because she wasn’t sleeping due to being uncomfortable. So, I took an oil burner and used water on top verses oil, added chamomile, eucalyptus and peppermint oil. She opened up and slept like a baby. She has an appointment with an allergy specialist soon!
Tip: please remember to inform your pediatrician of any allergies, asthma or eczema that you may have. That can help the child’s diagnoses. Don’t be afraid to use essential oils!!!!!
I’m baccccccck!! Well Brooklyn is turning 1 on the 16th! Can you believe it. You have been on this journey with me and the big 1 is finally here. So like some frugal parenting, I vehemently stated that I was not having a birthday party, maybe just a cake. Lie, lie, lie!!! It’s so easy to say until the day arrives. She’s taking pictures and having a luncheon 🙂 However, it’s nothing big honestly. I will post pictures. How has everyone been? So since we last spoke, we have done away with the pacifier, no finger replaced, she sleeps for 12+ hours, no crying at bedtime and not quite walking yet, but I’m very patient with that, lol!! I’m so overjoyed that the day is coming, but when they say to take plenty of pictures and cherish the moments because they fly, that’s the truth! We had the most difficulty with sleeping, but I now believe it was because she had a pacifier. I remember being in her room half sleep trying to rock her back down, even though she’s not a rocked baby. Waking up in her room was normal, whew do glad we are over that hump!! Anyway, I just wanted to drop a line to you guys. Looking forward to 1!
Hello everyone, I have been missing in action for awhile, tending to mommy time. I have a question that I have posed from a conversation that I recently had.
What are two things that no new parent or pregnant women want to hear??