Tag: #motherhood

May All of Our Children Continue to Come Home to Us Safely

When I was in school my teachers used to tell me how lucky we were to live in Canada. I never understood why. Everything was just normal. Then I got older and saw what people go through in different parts of the world, and thought, wow. We really are lucky to be from North America, […]

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Unique Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

I was looking around (online, of course) for Valentines for my kids to bring to school with them, and found some super cute ones! Why didn’t they have these when I was little… to both hand out and to enjoy myself, haha! My girls both want the Fun Dip ones for their classes, but the […]

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I See You Mamas, And You’re Not Alone

I see you mamas! The mamas who rise at 3am to clean house because it’s impossible when everyone is awake. (Even though she was up every hour to soothe the baby) The mamas who make sure backpacks and lunches are packed with the exact right things. The mamas who take an extra five in the […]

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Top 7 Non-Candy Advent Calendars for this Christmas, and One Really Yummy One!

There are so many more options now a days when it comes to advent calendars. December 1 is less than a week away, but there is still time to get an amazing advent calendar unique to your child’s interests. My oldest is a classic chocolate eater, but the other two are a different story. My […]

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And This is 10 Years Old. Reality, Growing up, Learning, and Loss

My oldest daughter turned 10 a couple of months ago. I have just recently come to the realization that I have lost my little girl. The temper tantrums have stopped. The crying for no reason has stopped. The clingy-ness of a small child is something I will never see in her again, and it all […]

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20+ Elf On The Shelf ideas! It’s Almost Time to Break These Guys Out!

The Elf on the Shelf is such a fun family tradition. We just started it last year, after much procrastination, because to be honest, it is tiring for mom to think of new things to do with these elves every single day! But honestly, it is so worth it. The kids think its so much […]

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This Tweet Showing Daddy’s Help Has Gone Viral

Have you ever heard the term “If you want something done right, do it yourself” ? Have you ever lived it? We love this tweet from @allhailla – they came into the house with their infant daughter, who had fallen asleep in her car seat. Mom told Dad, “just put her in the bed.” And […]

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10 Things I do to Keep My Sanity As a Mom

I am a single working mom of three. Between pre-teen attitudes and toddler melt downs, the days can get very long and stressful at times. As a mom, I am the one that everyone asks for help from, and I find it hard to seek help for myself, whether it is something little, or big. […]

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