Making the Holidays Magical for Mamas The winter holidays are fast approaching and many people (especially moms) are stressed, exhausted and burnt out. We (moms) feel like we are responsible for bringing magic to our families and making holidays a special experience. But are you included in enjoying the magic, mama? Or are you running… Read More Making the Holidays Magical for Mamas
Fitting Self-Care into Motherhood As I was browsing through my blog categories, I noticed that my self-care category looked a little bare. I’m not surprised. Life as a mom of 2 little ones zooms by. During my pregnancy, I pledged to myself that self-care would be a bigger priority through pregnancy and postpartum period. I… Read More Fitting Self-Care into Motherhood
5 Things to Help Ease Pregnancy Aches As I sit here enjoying the rare cool summer North Carolina day, I reminisce on how challenging my pregnancy has been so far. My first trimester happened during the worst allergy season in recent history. Then my second and part of my third happened during a hot and… Read More 5 Things to Help Ease Pregnancy Aches
Aromatherapy for the Soul Essential oils have become the hip thing to do and are touted left and right as miracle cures for everything. While there are good sources for information, there is also a lot of misinformation floating around. I am not here to talk about who is right and who… Read More Aromatherapy for the Soul
Why You Should Take a Vacation Now!!! Going on vacation is FUN!!!! It’s an amazing change of pace, escape from the doldrums of the everyday, and a chance for some R&R. It’s even better when that vacation is child free. We love our son but sometimes we both need to let loose and sleep in… Read More Why You Should Take a Vacation Now!!!
Self-Care for the Exhausted Parent I often think back to the days when I didn’t have to plan ahead for any activities outside of the home. I could call up my friends and go shopping on a moment’s notice or have an impromptu dinner on a Saturday night. But alas, those carefree days are behind… Read More Self-Care for the Exhausted Parent
3 Ways to Feel Yourself Again Post-Partum I am a first time mom to a wonderful red headed boy by the name of George. He is our family’s little ray of sunshine. Bringing him into this world and caring for him, changed my life drastically but I’ve had a hard time letting go of my… Read More 3 Ways to Feel Yourself Again Post-Partum