Stop Shaving & Start Waxing (with these 7 helpful tips)

It’s Sunday, my favorite day for self care. I work from home on Mondays, which is actually a nice intro to the week; no having to shower and get dressed, no morning commute, coffee in my pjs… But, it is still Monday so Sundays are all about self care...

The Best First-Time Homebuyer Advice You Can get (from me!)

So my husband and I bought our first house this year! Yay! It was a super stressful process, to be honest. I had always imagined I’d be really organized, have a cute little binder with likes & dislikes, I’d walk around the houses slowly, in the daylight, just like...

Raising a Vegetarian Family

“Can my kids be vegan or vegetarian? “ I see this question all the time in my mom’s groups on FB. And there are always varying answers in the comments; from one end of the spectrum, “No, you’re child must eat meat for healthy development,” all the way to...

Always Make Your Past Self Jealous

I like to think that I’m grateful for what I have but sometimes it doesn’t feel authentic. I tell myself I’m grateful but I don’t feel grateful. This quote had me thinking of my 22 yo self… how she would be insanely jealous of all that I have today....

Self Care Ideas for The Mind

Typically when we talk about self care it’s centered around our physical bodies or relaxing & quieting our minds. But part of taking care of ourselves is also keeping our minds sharp! That’s easier than ever now that everything is readily available right online (or our tablets, or our...

How Working Moms Handle House Cleaning

I work full-time so every weekday feels like a mad dash to get things done.  Chores always fall to the back burner. Cleaning the house feels impossible. We wake up at 6 am, go through the whole morning routine; make lunches, pack bags, fill water bottles, doggie daycare drop...

Screen Time: The Good, The Bad, The Conclusion

As moms, we’re always struggling with the right answer. Should I breastfeed or bottle feed? Should we co-sleep? Is it too early for a toddler bed? Is she making enough eye contact? How many words does she say now? We never stop worrying about what we should be doing...

Wherever You Are, Be All There

So simple, yet so profound. Our minds seem to always be traveling back to the past or toward the future. We usually aren’t 100% present in any moment. And that’s really not a good thing. Our lives are made up of moments so if we really want to enjoy...

How to Help Yourself Out of a Funk

Take your break, mama. This Sunday I was totally unmotivated. I didn’t want to clean, I didn’t want to do laundry, or prep food for the week. Luckily my husband was on the same page so we just sat on the couch and watched movies and played games with...