Category: Self-Care

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19 Simple Ways to Prepare for Birth

When you’re pregnant, especially for the first time, it can be scary to think about labor. You wonder what it will be like, how much it will hurt, and if you’ll be able to have the birth that you want.  The more you prepare for birth, the less nervous you’ll …
Latest Mental Health

What It Really Means to be a Good Mom

If you’re a mom, you’ve probably wondered at some point whether or not you’re a good mother. Motherhood is one of the most challenging jobs in the world, so it’s no wonder that we sometimes feel as though we don’t measure up. After all, a good mom would never yell …
Latest Mental Health Self-Care

7 Ways To Get To Know Your Neighbors

We moved into a new neighborhood recently. It’s actually a pretty lovely little place, quite friendly. Not as friendly as I would like, but I don’t think I’m friendly enough with people unless they invite themselves over to my house on a regular basis. Still, our immediate neighbors came out …
Latest Mental Health Self-Care

How To Make Mom Friends

So you just had a baby. The baby’s healthy, you’re recovering well from childbirth, the two of you are bonding, things are great. Or they should be. But you’re starting to realize that babies aren’t exactly great for conversation. Things can get a little lonely when it’s just you and …
Latest Mental Health Self-Care

7 Podcasts Every Mom Should Listen To

*This post may contain affiliate links. Podcasts are my saving grace on days that I spend all day alone with my kids. They occupy my brain, help me learn new things, and make me feel like I’m getting a little bit of adult interaction throughout the day. Needless to say, …
Latest Physical Fitness Self-Care

6 Ways to Say NO to Sugar

This post may contain affiliate links. I used to be a healthy eater. I used to be super amazing at saying “oh, no thank you” when the dessert came around at social functions. I didn’t buy ‘snacky’ type foods, instead sticking to real food that could be turned into snacks, …