self care

10 Thoughtful Gift Cards For Families With Newborns

10 Thoughtful Gift Cards For Families With Newborns

Think outside the registry and give a gift card! There are some really great products and services available nowadays for families with newborns. But, the big-box baby registries still have families registering for things they really don’t need. Here’s your chance to give an even better gift than a newborn-size onsie…a thoughtful gift card that the family will actually use! Take a look at this Top 10 list (but really, there are more than 10 ideas here!). Enjoy!

The Emotions Of Motherhood

The Emotions Of Motherhood

Nothing can really prepare you for the emotions of motherhood quite like, well, motherhood. We can train, prepare, practice, research, and plan for many other aspects of bringing a child into our lives, but we cannot truly rehearse for the emotions until we experience it. In this article, we’ll talk through some of these emotions and help normalize the emotions we experience as mothers. I hope this article brings you Joy…

Groundhog Day and Motherhood

Groundhog Day and Motherhood

Groundhog Day and Motherhood - the cliche from the 1993 movie and mothering young children can often be summarized the exact same way - same stuff/$#!+/crap/thing, different day. But in mothering that might actually be a good thing...until it's not! In this article we'll talk about the good and the bad of routines. Plus, at the end of the article, you'll see comments from over 50 mothers on their self-care tips for breaking that Groundhog Day feeling that often emerges during motherhood. Happy reading!