Reading in the summertime can sometimes take a back seat to other activities. I encourage you to intentionally set aside time to read with your kids over the summer.
If your kids are bored, roaming around the house aimlessly, or driving you crazy, a schedule might be a good idea.
If you haven’t tried Cooggies baking mixes, you must. The ingredients are gluten, peanut and soy free and the short list of what is in the mix includes things you can actually pronounce.
You’re a good mom. I know you are, so go ahead and tell yourself, “I’m a good mom.” Simply by reading this, you’re a good mom. You haven’t given up and you’re still working at improving your job as a mother.
Here’s how I plan to tackle my mom goals and still orchestrate our move, volunteer, and cook a meal once in a while.
It’s a weeknight and you just walked in the door after finishing work or picking up kids from an activity. You’re exhausted and the last thing you want to do is make dinner.
Raising children is tough work. As I say all the time on this blog, the intersection of motherhood and life is messy and we need all the help we can get.
If you had told me a year ago that I would spend months suffering from debilitating back pain to find out that the root cause was a food allergy, I would have laughed in your face.
If you’re still trying to plan your family, remember that plans change, and trust that it will all work out okay, just as it was meant to.
If we can build in some small amounts of rest, then we have the ability to be even more productive in whatever our days bring.