Spring Ready Body
Spring has sprung and it is time to put away the winter coats and boots (almost, I meant it is still a risk that you might get caught in 6 inches of snow).
It’s that crazy transition time when the weather is slightly above freezing and every Canadian is out in shorts, a t-shirt and their cracking Birkenstocks from three years past. Everyone and their brother is soaking in the “heat” as our bodies accustom to the changes in season.
As more skin shows, more self doubt sets in (am I right mommies). Here is my simple tip for ROCKING your mom bod this spring!
Just 5 More Minutes
Jumping out of bed with joy and pep seems impossible as a mom who is knee deep in the trenches of sleep feedings and nightmares.
Starting your day with intention and a plan, heck, setting an alarm, seems like a practice in futility when your children will – GUARANTEED – wake up before anything and throw your good intentions out the window faster than that last precious moment of peaceful slumber.
What’s stopping us from starting right as mothers?
Chore Charts – Your Husband NEEDS one
Chores are exactly that, a CHORE.
It doesn’t help when your husband is forever asking, “what needs to be done?”
Because SCREAMING, “Can’t you SEE what needs to be done?” isn’t recommended, here is a tip that is simple, effective, and – well – a NO BRAINER … if we are willing to rethink it.
Coconut Oil – “I Put that $#!+ on Everything”
I always knew you could use coconut oil in cooking as a healthy alternative, I even found a number of modern applications for it in our home health care routine but when my midwife suggested it could help spice up our sex life I … cringed.
First of all, I had dropped a clue I hadn’t expected … our sex life felt like it was on life support with a DNR more than it did a couple in love. Second, admitting that we might need a boost felt like admitting my lady bits didn’t operate as well as they used to.
Admitting I am getting older and that there are fault lines appearing in our marriage.
Suppressing our feelings is like shaking a bottle of pop. For as long as those feelings remain behind tightly closed lips, the bottle shakes and quivers, building up the pressure and awaiting release.
Start opening that bottle cap the tiniest little bit and you bet that baby is going to blow!
Girl – It’s OK
Being a mom in todays world is HARD! Everywhere you look people are screaming that you need to do more, be more, expect more. What about being content?
How do you find peace when the world tells you to KEEP RUNNING? Keep going. MORE, MORE, MORE!!!
I Almost Killed my Husband this Morning
You know when your husband says something SO stupid you could jump across the kitchen and wring his neck. That was us, this morning.
Girl Friends – Teaching Your Daughter the Ropes
Making friends in adulthood is a nightmare – let’s be honest.
Learning how to navigate healthy relationships needs to start early and needs to be modelled in our lives (as moms) and in our homes.
Real Moms – SAHM or Working Woman
Being a mother is hard! Especially when the world tells you to work as if you have no kids and to mother as if you don’t work.
Finding peace in the decision is possible.