Hospital bags are hard to pack. Everyone has something different they said they couldn’t live without but someone else says the same thing isn’t necessary. Unfortunately, it’s a completely personal thing. You really won’t know what YOU needed until you’re...read more
When we got pregnant with our little man, we were living in a small one bedroom apartment. We had gotten married only 4 months before that so I had purged all of my extra stuff before moving in. So when it came to nesting, I really didn’t have much mess to...read more
Becoming a stay at home mom has a lot of emotions surrounding it. When you are expecting, you imagine these lovely slow mornings full of cuddles and sleepy smiles with your newborn. You imagine it transitioning into sweet mornings of building towers with...read more
~A Guest Post by Shannon Harrell~ It’s a little strange writing to people who don’t yet exist. My first few letters started with something like, “Hey you! I don’t know you or anything about you yet, but I already know I love you and I’m praying for you.”...read more
Your house is a mess, you yelled at your kids over something small, and you have no idea what's for dinner. Maybe you and your husband decided to take a weekend away and you feel guilty for leaving the kids with a sitter. Or perhaps you do it all by the...read more
~A Guest Post by Laura at The Mindful Mom Blographer~ Sometimes life can be hard, especially as a mom. I am a mom to a very active toddler and I get it. Us moms are constantly being pulled in multiple directions and have countless items on our to-do list....read more
** This post contains affiliate links, which means I will make a commision off of any purchase at no extra cost to you. All opinions are my own and I would never recommend something I do not love or have not thoroughly researched!** I’m notorious for...read more
Kids make you late. Everyone knows this but not everyone understands this. I had a good friend once tell me that you should get a fifteen minute grace period per kid. I wholeheartedly agree with her. No matter how much of an on time person you are, a...read more
~A Guest Post by Emily at The Muchness Mom~ If you are anything like me you have procrastinated quite a bit of your Christmas shopping. Maybe the idea of all that shopping stressed you out, or maybe the budget just didn’t allow for shopping yet. Whatever...read more
We live in a world where everyone has an opinion on everything. And most people like to voice their opinion to anyone and everyone. This can be okay, and has its place, but when you start believing that your opinion is fact, issues begin to arise. If you...read more
Making friends is a struggle for me. Part of it is that I was raised in the same town I was born in and went to a K-12 school, so I never had a need to make a ton of new friends. Naturally, my friend groups somewhat changed as I moved through school, but...read more
No one will debate that motherhood is hard. I mean, the job description is literally this: you are solely responsible for keeping a tiny human alive almost twenty-four seven. And a lot of mommas are responsible for multiple tiny humans all at once. Not...read more
Hey there! My name is Rachel and I’m a 23 year old wife and mother. I’m decidedly in favor of DIY projects and decidedly against mom-shaming. This blog is my place to take a stand against superiority and to share ways to thrive in motherhood. My hope is that you leave this site feeling validated and encouraged in your mom-bilities.
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