The Pressure of Being Mom

I’ve found that one of the hardest parts of being Mom is the pressure to always figure it out. Sometimes I wish I wasn’t the go-to for all answers.┬áSometimes I wish I could just hand my screaming child over to someone else to put to sleep. Why does Mom have to be the one toContinue reading “The Pressure of Being Mom”

Does Time Out Really Work?

My head is ringing and the backs of my eyes hurt. This is pretty much a constant right now. The toddler tantrums are taking a toll on my body, mind, and spirit, and I’m sleeping less than ever! These girls keep me on my toes, and I rarely get to nap because the only time┬ábabyContinue reading “Does Time Out Really Work?”

Breast is Not Always Best

I want to elaborate on yesterday’s article, The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how many supplements we take, how many coaches we consult, or how we change our diet. As much as we yearn for it, as hard as we try, breastfeeding just doesn’t work for some ofContinue reading “Breast is Not Always Best”

The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement

I think there are some wonderful aspects of the breastfeeding movement. I love that we are normalizing feeding in public. I whole heartedly believe we need to take a page out of Europe’s book about how beautiful the body is. In my experience, Americans tend to equate nudity almost exclusively with sexuality. This is simplyContinue reading “The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement”

The Duct Tape Debacle

Yesterday was terrible. The kind of day where your head throbs from the toddler tantrums. The kind of day where you yell at your kids more than you ever thought possible. The kind of day where you suffer from overwhelming guilt and regret because you feel like a bad parent. I call my husband atContinue reading “The Duct Tape Debacle”