3 Areas to Reinvest in Yourself as a Divorced Mom

October is Self-Promotion Month, a great reminder that now, more than ever, is a good time to put energy into yourself and your future. While it may be easy for some, it’s especially difficult for moms as they deal with a busy family schedule, work commitments, and unplanned life events. Add in a divorce and trying to maintain a new …

Say No To Mum Shaming

Say no to mum shaming.

It’s real. It’s there. And we make it worse for each other. As a parent, you would think our biggest support would be other parents. We are all right in the thick of it, going through it together. The sleepless nights, the tantrums, the poo nappies, the work-life balance, the ups and downs, the struggles and the happy times. Parenting …

Don’t You Do It

School is almost out for the summer. Kids are excited about sleeping in and not having homework. We’re excited too, but know that at week two we’ll be ready to send everyone back to school. So, what do we do as parents to keep the kids from driving us insane? Schedule summer activities to keep the kids busy! Cause allowing …

Welcoming a Tiny 12

In the Northwest, the only thing that is taken more seriously than your cup of coffee is Seahawks season. September through the Super Bowl, fans all over the state of Washington treat Sundays and Monday nights with the same deference as a religious holiday. If you’re expecting a new arrival, welcome your little one into the world the right way: …

7 Signs You Are A Good Parent

When it comes to parenting, most of us frequently question if we are doing it right. But, we won’t really be able to tell for a long time- a time when our children are old enough to be parents. 7 Signs You Are A Good Parent Modern parents take their duty as a parent quite seriously, and they want to …

I Don’t Sign Papers In The Morning

Do you have children who cannot find their shoes, jacket, need something signed, etc. every morning?  Well, you are NOT alone.  Some days are better than others, but when those mornings hit in my house, I dish out blank stares.  There’s no yelling, no fussing.  Just blank stares.  One of my biggest pet peeves is the signing of forms.  No!  …

Don’t Be Guilted Into Parenthood

Do you remember playing house as a kid?  You knew what you wanted to be when you grew up.  Knew who your husband would be.  And even knew where you would live.  Yeah, you were going to live with your parents with your husband, two dogs, hamster, bird and pet pig.  You also knew you wanted to have five kids.  …

Summer Fun For Moms – You Deserve IT!

Mom Fun This Summer

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash What are you doing for YOU this summer?  School is almost out for the summer, and as parents, we plan camps and fun for our kiddos, but forget about ourselves.  Don’t overbook yourself with too many kid activities that you forget about yourself.  Trust me; you will kick yourself and be beyond annoyed with those kids.  Let’s talk …