Five Ways To Increase Communication With Your Spouse 20 things to talk to your spouse about (conversation topics)

Five Ways To Increase Communication With Your Spouse 20 things to talk to your spouse about (conversation topics)

Lately, it seems like we are having a hard time reconnecting and talking as husband and wife. It bothers me because it never used to be like this. Whenever we do talk, we talk about Antonio or work. I want to talk about those things but other things, too. I mean, it's life, it's what [...]

How to Prepare a Montessori Bedroom for your Child

How to Prepare a Montessori Bedroom for your Child

The basic idea behind Montessori teaching is that learning should be completely child-centered. This means that, in a Montessori bedroom, everything should be safe and at kid-level to explore. Many parents choose different formats for their rooms, but every room has the same basic ideas. Setting up a Montessori room is relatively inexpensive and easy [...]

Turning the BIG 3-0 + Dirty 30 Birthday Gifts

Turning the BIG 3-0 + Dirty 30 Birthday Gifts

I am turning 30 y'all. Like, this isn't cool. I am still trying to understand what 30 even means. My 20's were good but, honestly, were trial and error. I married young (married for 10 years). During that time my husband has been in the army and I finished my degrees while in and out [...]

The Top 5 Tips For Traveling With Kids

The Top 5 Tips For Traveling With Kids

Traveling is super fun, even though it can be a pain sometimes with kids. That's what makes it so amusing and memorable. I did the hardest part, for you and am sharing some great tips for you as you begin your spring and summer journeys: Important Documents in Your Car: This includes your car manual, [...]

5 Signs Of Postpartum Depression

5 Signs Of Postpartum Depression

Guest Post by Lauren Cecora is a Postpartum Mentor for women who are desperately overwhelmed and overscheduled. Through her Sanity Saving Tips, free challenges, and book, she’s here to help you regain balance in your life- while making it all effortless. And when she’s not saving women’s sanity, you can find her with a bottle of [...]

Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” Ricki Lake

Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” Ricki Lake

No greater gift exists than when you become a mother. The pain, hardships, and sometimes hurtful situations we go through for the hugs, smiles, and laughter are worth it.  And while motherhood tends to be a pretty thankless job, mother's day can certainly shine a light on the appreciation. That one day can rejuvenate us [...]

The autism truth (The Hard Truth about Parenting an Autistic Child)

The autism truth (The Hard Truth about Parenting an Autistic Child)

You aren't embarrassed or ashamed of your kid, but you understand people are looking and wondering. It hurts to see them looking at you and him. Trust me I get the feeling. This too shall pass… I'm out at a place working with my son and repeating things and being quite annoying to them but [...]