The 5 Best Articles for First Time Moms

Becoming a mom is a beautiful, exciting, terrifying, overwhelming, and joyful experience. There are so many changes happening in your life all at once and it’s hard to know if you are prepared or not. The truth is, you probably won’t ever be fully...

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How to Rekindle Your Marriage When You’re Crazy Busy

~A Guest Post by Kat Charles~   Can I be gut-wrenchingly honest with you for a moment? I don’t know what challenges you’re facing right now.  For me, this season of diapers, potty training, homeschooling, extracurriculars, budgeting, and long hours at work...

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The Necessities-Only Hospital Bag

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...

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The Ultimate Mom-To-Be Preparedness Binder

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...

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The Sanity Plan for Stay at Home Moms

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...

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Why I Write Letters To My Future Kids

~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.”...

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How to Deal with Mom Guilt

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...

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5 Easy and Quick Self Care Tips and Mood Boosters for Moms

~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....

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The 7 Prettiest 2018 Planners

** 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...

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The 9 Steps to Going Anywhere with a Toddler

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...

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How to Avoid the Stress of Last Minute Gift Giving

~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...

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How to Stand Up Against Mom Shaming

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...

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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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