Day in the Life of a Stay-At-Home Mom

Being a stay-at-home mom is something I treasure. Sure, it has its challenges, but nothing can replace the fact that I get to be with my baby while he grows! Prior to having my little guy, I would often dream about what it would be like to be at home all day with my children. […]

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3 Ways To Become a Morning Person

Anyone who knows me knows that I was never a morning person. The mornings meant waking up groggy and having to get out of a warm bed. Not only that, but also changing out of pajamas and having to face a work or school day. Um, no thanks! However, after becoming a mom, I have […]

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When You Feel Like Giving Up

It’s easy to start something. It usually sparks excitement to experience something new. After reading the book Grit by Angela Duckworth, I’ve learned that it’s actually a necessary human trait to crave something interesting. It is what allows babies to progress and learn, otherwise, they would essentially cease to explore and their development would be […]

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Healthy Holidays

I know what you’re thinking: seriously Jessica? You’re going to try to tell me how to stay healthy during the holiday season? Do you even understand how the holidays work?! Don’t worry; I know. This post may take a different direction than you anticipate, so let’s dive in, shall we? The holidays have always been […]

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5 Tips to Dealing with Change

What feeling comes to mind when you hear the word “change”? For me, the feeling I get is scary enough to include in this month’s Halloween theme. I like predictability, and most commonly, that’s not something linearly related to change.  One change that comes to mind that I’ve experienced is becoming a first time mom. […]

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Something Scary

In the spirit of all things Halloween, want to know something scary?  But do ya?  I’ll tell you: it’s unpredictability  Got you shaking, don’t I?  I’m a “class A” planner. I have the weekly whiteboard scheduler and pretty pink day planner book to prove it. Not only do I plan my day, I plan my […]

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