Why You Should Wake Up Before Your Kids

Lifestyle, Motherhood, Parenting

How often are you woken by the sounds of your kids waking up? Or better yet the sound of a whining kid staring you in the face. My favorite is when my 5-year-old comes into my room and opens my blinds allowing the insanely bright sunlight to flood into my room…all before 7 am. I […]

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How I Use My Planner to Increase Productivity

Productivity

So you have your brand spanking new planner and you set it up just how you want but you don’t really know where to go from here. Or maybe you started using your planner but have since abandoned it not really finding it to aid in your productivity. Does this sound like you? I was […]

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How I Organize My Planner

Lifestyle, Productivity

If you have been following me you know I am a planner. More specifically, I am a pen to paper kind of planner. Whenever a thought or new idea comes to mind I have to write it down. And digital just doesn’t cut it for me. So when planning my “life” I always start with […]

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One Thing I Do To Reduce Stress


Lifestyle

As someone who suffers from panic attacks and anxiety, it is a surprise to most that I put more on my plate each day. The stress from trying to be the perfect mom, raising the perfect kids, maintaining a perfect home and being the perfect wife can take a toll on someone. All this even […]

July 22, 2018

5 Habits of a Healthy Mom


Fit Mommy

Before becoming a mother I imagined motherhood to be easy, always fun and childish laughter ringing throughout my house. My dream was crushed by the reality that kids are not always happy. Things don’t always go as planned and the smallest change can trigger a massive meltdown. Don’t get me wrong, I love being a […]

July 1, 2018

Is Daily Burn for You?


Fit Mommy

Can Daily Burn Work For You? If you are like me you like to work out and need a quick naptime workout but not quite sure where to find the workout or what you should be doing. There are a ton of apps out there depending on your fitness goals it can be hard to […]

May 13, 2018

Six Ways to Foster a Love of Reading


Parenting

This week we celebrate Dr. Seuss Day (or National Read Across America Day), so it is only fitting we discuss growing a love of reading with young children.  Both my kids from infancy loved books. We carried them in diaper bags, purses, and bookbags. Wherever we went we were sure to have a toddler-sized board […]

March 1, 2018

Winter Hair Care Tips for Curly Girls


Beauty

Winter is here…well still here and you may have noticed an increase in dry tresses for your little one’s curls. I never put too much effort into my daughter’s soft bouncy curls just sprayed with water and put a little moisturizing cream in it. I decided it was time to put forth more winter hair […]

February 24, 2018

Make 2018 Your Year of Self-Care


Lifestyle, Motherhood

As busy working moms, we tend to get so overwhelmed with our day to day work schedule, maintaining a household, deciding what to cook for dinner and taking care of the kids. Because let’s face it, the kids can and will take up as much time as you allow. Do you find yourself stressed and […]

January 13, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide For Toddlers & Preschoolers


Lifestyle

Christmas is one week away! Anyone else find that just crazy?!?! Well, I am beyond excited. There is nothing more enjoyable than watching a child’s eyes light up with excitement on Christmas morning. Every year we leave our shopping until the very last day, scrambling to get the kids gifts they will love. This year, however, […]

December 17, 2017

My Family Christmas Traditions


Lifestyle

It’s holiday season and your social media accounts are flooded with photos of matching family Christmas PJ photos or screaming kids sitting on Santa’s lap (never fear, ours will be posted soon). And your mailbox has been flooded with Christmas cards. Our cards are in the mail I promise! It was a long road getting […]

December 13, 2017

6 Reasons You Need a Planner This Year


Lifestyle

I like to think I am a very organized person. In fact, my mom has told me on multiple occasions she admires my organization. I am not crazy about my organization but I do like to have some sort of structure to my day and that begins with organization, whether that is the night before […]

November 28, 2017