Category: Mindfulness

I’ve gained weight

I’ve gained weight

Confession: I’ve gained weight. I’m not going to crash diet or even obsess and stress, but I do want to feel better in my skin and clothes. Here’s what I plan to do.

How my 4 year old is more mature than me

How my 4 year old is more mature than me

In a lot of ways, my 4 year old knows more about life than I do. Here’s just one lesson she has taught me.

My tragedy is not my story

My tragedy is not my story

The people I admire most, and find the most fascinating are those who have experienced hard knocks in life and do not let the yucky stuff keep them down. Their tragedy is not their story.

Do I have a “bad” kid?   I must remember every kid is different and I need to parent them individually

Do I have a “bad” kid? I must remember every kid is different and I need to parent them individually

After having your first baby, I think a lot of parents forget every baby is different and what worked for #1 may not work for kids #2 or #3. It’s important to remember every kid is different and needs to be parented in their own way.

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

It’s important for me to spend quality solo time with each of my girls. The best way for me to do this is with solo weekend trips.

I travelled nearly 12 hours with 3 small children on a plane and no screens.  This is what happened.

I travelled nearly 12 hours with 3 small children on a plane and no screens. This is what happened.

Travelling with three toddler-aged children sounds incredibly scary, but I live to tell the tale. Here are my top tips for survival!

Parenting Hack: How I get my kids to share, know which feet to put their shoes on, and keep doll shoes from getting lost

Parenting Hack: How I get my kids to share, know which feet to put their shoes on, and keep doll shoes from getting lost

Here are some quick tips/tricks I use to make life a little easier with little ones. My friend called them “Parenting Hacks.” Here is a special delivery just for you to hopefully make your life easier!

A Letter to My 22-Year-Old Self

A Letter to My 22-Year-Old Self

If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would you say?

Becoming a more mindful parent

Becoming a more mindful parent

I am trying to be a more mindful parent, here’s how it’s been going when handling my daughter’s tantrums/meltdowns.

Why I needed to change how I parent

Why I needed to change how I parent

I was losing patience, feeling drained and exhausted dealing with my 4 year old. Something had to change… I had a parenting wake-up call.

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