7 Things I Have Become More Grateful For As a Mom

7 Things I Have Become More Grateful For As a Mom

I would to think that I have always been the type of person that appreciates even the simplest of life's pleasures. There really are so many things to appreciate about life (like life itself!) but I have found that motherhood has made me grateful for some of these things on a whole new level. 

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Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

When I was pregnant, a friend of mine told me this of motherhood: "It's the hardest job you'll ever love". She was so right. Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me but it's certainly not without its challenges. The greatest challenges, though, have nothing to do with the physical work of motherhood; it's the emotional weight that is my biggest hurdle as a mom. The weight of providing for my child's every need - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual - is something fierce.

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How to Become a Better Mom in the Next 7 Days

How to Become a Better Mom in the Next 7 Days

I've only been in this parenting game for just a little over three years but not too long ago, I started to feel like a complete failure. My son suddenly developed a hitting problem at church which, I do think is something some kids go through, but it made me feel like a terrible parent. His tantrums also started to escalate, which I had thought we were passed that stage (silly me!) and he suddenly started talking back.

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How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

I recently shared in an Instagram story that I had lost 10.6 pounds in 14 days. I posted my exciting news purely for accountability purposes. I expected that maybe a few personal or blogging friends would say “congrats” but I did not expect to get so many DM’s both from people I know and random strangers asking how I did it.

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Tips On How to Be a Working Mom Who Thrives

Tips On How to Be a Working Mom Who Thrives

There are many types of working moms, just as there are many types of moms in general. Some of us work full-time rigid schedules in an office. Some of us are lucky enough to work from home, setting our own hours and being accountable mostly to ourselves. A lot of us fall somewhere in between. But what is constant is our need to make it all work, and succeed in all aspects of our lives. Here are some tips to remember to help us and our fellow mom friends thrive.

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