Tag: first time mom

To My Daughter on National Daughters Day

It’s National Daughters Day (apparently). I can’t help but reflect on what it means to be a mother to a daughter. What an incredible journey these past 17 months have been. I have felt the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Usually…

5 Moments We Should Share with Expectant Mothers

I’ve noticed a trend over the past few years. I’m not sure how long it has been going on because I paid it no attention until my husband I decided it was time to start trying for our first child. It was as if…

Motherhood: Learning to Let Go

Raise your hand if you are a total Type A. Come join me friends! Let’s dive into our crazy together. One piece of advice I was given before having my daughter that I knew would be true, but still decided to fight anyway: Let…

Flying with a Toddler: Five Tips for Mom

Yesterday I posted about tips to help make travel easier for your babe. But, what about Mom!? Here are five things that I’ve learned from trial and error the few times I’ve flown with my daughter alone. Yoga pants are a curse. Listen. Chances…

Lonely as a Mother

Loneliness. That’s what I feel as I sit here alone in my daughters room. We just spent almost two hours working together to get her to sleep in her crib. I find it so disheartening how our sleep is right now. Just a few…

To the mom…

…who wishes she could take a break, but sees those two chubby hands reaching for her again. …who wishes she could fill her cup with goals and ambitions, but dreams are constantly interrupted by the call to momma. …who wishes she could have a…

Intentional Time Wasting

I posted a few weeks ago that my word for 2019 is, “intentional”. You can read that post here. I’ve been working to find ways to incorporate this as much as possible throughout my days. As a behavior analyst, I LOVE data! I often…