Carley wanted to pursue motherhood completely. She made a tough decision to leave her full-time job to be a stay-at-home mom. While Carley and her husband, Josh, both agreed she was doing what they wanted, she soon realized that her previously 40-hour career workweek transformed into a 100-hour moment by moment workweek of motherhood.
-and saddest of all for the prep inside all of us: white jeans.
See you at Easter, beloved summer staple.
I’m honestly not into watching the games but when game day gives me reason to wear a cute outfit, put bows in my kids’ hair, and get a few families together, I consider it worthwhile. In many parts of the country, it’s simply a cultural thing.
How can you stay connected? How can you get a glimpse into that world that is all their own?
“All Your Back to School Needs.” NOOOOOOO!
It’s invaded your inbox too hasn’t it? And your sidewalk mailbox? And your newsfeed?
-School supply lists
-Tartan romper discounts
-Peter Pan collars consigned
While it’s easy to get caught up in your parenting commitments, sometimes the best thing you can do for your children is get a babysitter and head out for a night, just the two of you. Remember you were together before you had kids. And it might feel long right now, but your parenting years will end at 18 ,and you’ll still be doing life with your spouse.
Working on your marriage is a fun and worthwhile project. Here are a few date night ideas to take the guesswork out of making time together.
5:51 fill up my water bottle and head for the gym. I want my kids to know that moms are healthy too. This is my me time for the day.
Do you remember the homemade ice cream your grandmother churned every summer? What about her famous cookies she had just pulled from the oven, knowing you were about to arrive?
Food is so much more than sustenance for our bodies. Food is memories. Food is gathering. Food is tradition. Food is legacy passed on to tomorrow’s generations.
While we usually think of the holidays as the time for remembered recipes, the summer season has dishes of its own.
They don’t have to though! If your kids are announcing the age-old complaint, “Mom, I’m bored,” here’s an easy answer.
Make your summer worth it. We love this idea from Thirty Handmade Days. She suggests splitting up your summer hours into these categories:
Women love to shop. But more than that women need a reliable brand to depend on, the most value for their money, and a community of other shoppers to join.