I am not buying flowers for my daughters first recital. Why I am not raising entitled daughters.

We are not raising entitled children

Back Story My Little E was our firstborn, the first grandchild, niece and great-grandchild on both sides.  She went through chemo at 9 months old.  She was loved by her family, her nurses, random strangers.  She was spoiled rotten.  She wasn’t really around many other children for the first few years of her life because…

The best shower gifts for a new mom who plans of breastfeeding

The Best Shower Gifts for A Breastfeeing Mom

After having two girls I know a thing or two about what new breastfeeding moms REALLY need.  You know that they are going to get tons of diapers and clothes but what no one really considers is breastfeeding supplies! I am an avid breastfeeding supporter.  When I had my first daughter breastfeeding did not come…

Co-sleeping is the right choice

Co-Sleeping is the right choice

Co-sleeping is such a highly debated topic these days.  I’m admiting right up front that we have been co-sleeping with our girls since they each came home from the hospital and we LOVE it.  We now have a 3 year old and a 14 month old in our  bed every night and we still LOVE…

Organizing Tips to Save Your Sanity and Help You Succeed

Before we even jump into organizing I want to share with you a few tips on how I stick to a plan and don’t pull my hair out.  These are ways that I keep my sanity and ways that help me succeed.  All our lives are different.  We have different schedules, different homes, different taste…

An Introduction to Organizing with Grace

One of the most important parts of my life is organization.  Without being organized things get lost, forgotten and left behind. I choose to organize with Grace. I organize everything. Literally.  Chores, Food, Laundry, Activities….. EVERYTHING. To some being so organized might seem very rigid.  Its not. Why?  Because I organize with Grace! So what…

7 Tips for a Breastfeeding Mom when Traveling WITHOUT your baby

If ever there was a situation that needed to be handled with a little grace it is this one. If you are going to be flying to your destination please do not assume that things will run as smoothly as they do in your normal day to day life.  Breastfeeding and pumping are totally normal…

9 Tips for Vacationing without Kids for the First Time

Its finally happening!  The first adult vacation you have taken since becoming a mom.  You are excited and you are terrified.  You know deep down that you need and deserve this time alone but the guilt you feel is overwhelming. From experience I’m going to give you a few steps that you can take to make…