“I don’t know how you do it! I feel like I’m drowning with two kids, how do you handle four?!” “I could never do what you do! You’re like a Super-Mom!” I hear phrases like this quite often from family and friends. I’m never sure how to respond. It’s like people hear that I’ve chosen to … Continue reading How Do You Do It?
Today I took 5 kids to the zoo. By myself. I was babysitting for a friend and decided to get the kids out of the house for a fun outing at the zoo. I snapped some pictures of the kids at the zoo and shared them on social media. Immediately I was seeing comments like, … Continue reading Don’t Believe Everything You See on Social Media
I am currently in the play room, typing this on my son's computer while sitting precariously on the toy box that I've turned into a make-shift chair. The same computer he built with his dad, and that his 2 year old sister then proceeded to draw all over the monitor with crayon. Gunnar is watching … Continue reading How Did I Get Here?
Maybe I’m weird (ok, I know I am!) but I love reading about how other families do daily activities such as grocery shopping, organization, schooling, etc. Today was grocery day, so I thought I’d share what we buy on a typical week. I usually do my grocery shopping at either Aldi or Walmart. I LOVE … Continue reading Feeding a Large Family a (Mostly) Organic Diet on a Budget
Wondering if a Postpartum and Infant Care doula is right for your family? You may want to take the following into consideration while making your decision. You Live in a Village. One question I get asked quite often when someone finds out I'm a Postpartum and Infant Care doula, is: "Why would I need a … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Hire a Postpartum Doula
Ok, Dads. This one is for you! Mother's Day is fast approaching so I thought I would offer a gift guide for what Moms of Littles really want this Sunday. 1. Pamper Her When you're a mom of young children, there's not much time to pamper yourself. So any gift you can give your wife … Continue reading What Moms of Littles Really Want for Mother’s Day
It's been a couple weeks since I've posted about what we've been doing in kindergarten so I thought I'd share a quick update. Week 2 the unit was Moon and the letter of the week was, of course, M. We actually stretched this unit out a couple days longer, just because it's such a fun … Continue reading Kindergarten Weeks 2 and 3: Moon Unit and Leaf Unit
* This post is meant to be humorous and good-natured. I would not take offense to any of these phrases, and I'm sure I myself have been guilty of them as well at times. 1. You look tired. Ok, it may be true, but does it really need to be said? That's like going up … Continue reading 5 Things NOT To Say To a SAHM
Here are 5 things every mom wants to hear: 1. You look great! You really can never go wrong with a compliment. Bonus points if you can find something specific to compliment: "Those yoga pants look so stylish and comfortable!" "I just love your hair! Messy buns are so in style." 2. You've been blessed … Continue reading 5 Things To Say To a SAHM
Have you ever wondered what it's like to have 3 kids? Or wondered if you could handle adding a third child to your family? Two children is societally acceptable, and four means you have officially crossed into large family territory, but three? Well, with three you're basically straddling the fence. Now the question on everyone's … Continue reading 6 Ways Life Changes After Three Kids