Motherhood

Before I met my husband, I had an inaccurate and incomplete knowledge of what Tourette syndrome was. Like many others, I have seen the condition depicted in the media, but characters who exhibit Tourette syndrome are almost always used for comedic relief, through involuntary jerking motions (tics) or the...
This first year of Eli's life has come and gone in the blink of an eye. My little potato baby is now a full-fledged toddler, who is trying to walk, talk, and has a mind of his own. We planned a family birthday party to celebrate him turning one. I...
In 2018, the global revenue of the baby care products market is estimated to generate about 11.4 billion U.S. dollars. That's a lot of money that parents, grandparents, and other caretakers are spending every year on products made specifically for such a tiny human. As an expectant mother, I had no...
As mothers, we have a bad habit of putting our own needs last. It's true that our families need us to take care of them, but we also need to prioritize taking care of ourselves. Only then can we offer the best version of ourselves, which benefits ourselves AND...
This post may contain affiliate links.  There are many things we hope for our children. We want them to be happy, healthy, and full of excitement for all the world has to offer. We also want to provide them with opportunities to obtain a good education and to lead a fulfilling...
"Breastfeeding is hard!" That's what I heard over and over again before I gave birth. I knew this, and I believed it, but I figured that after a steep learning curve, I would get the hang of it and it would happen as naturally as it was designed it...
As any mom knows, free time is hard to come by. From unpredictable nap schedules to potty training, there is hardly a moment to spare for moms of little ones. But this is a time in our lives when we need support and community more than ever. Adult interaction...
Does anyone else have a podcast obsession? Podcasts have gotten increasingly popular over the last few years due to the increased use of smartphones and the variety of podcasts available. Almost all of them are FREE, and they cover a vast range of topics and genres, from politics to...
This post may contain affiliate links.  Mother's Day is such a well-deserved holiday for the hardworking moms who take care of their families every single day. Even if you are a mom, you still have a mom or grandma or mother figure who deserves to be recognized. But moms are...
I'm so excited to share with you a free planner that I have designed, with working moms in mind. There are lots of resources for stay-at-home moms and moms in general, but I found very little geared specifically towards working moms. There's a lot of us out there, and we...
Wife, mother, and career-driven woman. Navigating the crazy adventure that life is taking us on.