Posts Tagged ‘motherly advice’

My Motherhood Sweet Spot + a 3-Minute Challenge

posted by Andrea | 05/10/2019 | 22 comments

It recently hit me that I’m in that very short, but oh-so-sweet, season of motherhood when my children are all “old enough”… but not “too old”.¬†They are self-sufficient in many ways, but still need me (and want me) in their lives.

This sweet realization… and a fun 3-minute motherhood challenge is what I’m sharing today, perfect for Mother’s Day weekend!

Clara @ 6 Months + 6 Reasons More Children Has Felt Easier

posted by Andrea | 03/26/2018 | 17 comments

Miss Clara celebrated 6 months yesterday, and what a fantastic 6 months it has been!

Today I’m reflecting back on the past 6 months — specifically the fact that, for some crazy reason, mothering 4 children has actually felt significantly easier for me than mothering fewer children!

What Saves My Sanity as an Introverted Stay-At-Home Mom

posted by Andrea | 04/27/2017 | 53 comments

As someone with strong introvert tendencies, the decision to stay at home with my children was very difficult for my own personal needs.

However, after almost 6 years of staying at home with small people who constantly touch me, talk to me, question me, and make SO MUCH noise, I feel like I’ve finally found some balance! Today I’m sharing a few things that help me!

The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Kids

posted by Andrea | 12/10/2011 | 3 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Jill from The Diaper Diaries — and mother of 3 adorable munchkins — is sharing her thoughts on the BEST gift you can give your kids… a healthy marriage. Such a great reminder for me and SO many parents out there — especially with Christmas right around the corner!

Organizing a Baby Nursery

posted by Andrea | 12/8/2011 | 2 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Laura from I’m an Organizing Junkie — and mother of 3 — is talking about how to organize a nursery and all those adorable little baby clothes, toys, and accessories.

Simplify Your Evening Routine with a Homework Box

posted by Andrea | 12/7/2011 | 4 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Tara from Deal Seeking Mom — and mother of 5 — is sharing her tips on how to simplify and organize evening routines… specifically the dreaded homework routine. If you have school-age kids, this post is a must-read for sure!

Time Management for Busy Moms

posted by Andrea | 12/7/2011 | 1 comment

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Jennifer from SheBudgets — and mother of 2 — is sharing her scheduling and time management tips for busy moms! Sheis a wealth of knowledge and if you’ve been struggling to “keep it all together”, this post might just be what you need to read.

Ten Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

posted by Andrea | 12/6/2011 | 3 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Karen From Abundance on a Dime — and mother of 2 — is sharing her ten most-valuable breastfeeding tips. I know that nursing can be a challenge but I also know how good it is for me and my baby… so I’m sure I’ll be referring back to this post a few times!

Five Tips for New Moms

posted by Andrea | 12/5/2011 | 1 comment

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Aby from Simplify 101 — and mother of 3 — is sharing five tips for new moms. Aby is a woman after my own heart and is continually looking for ways to simplify and streamline EVERYTHING… so I know her tips for new moms will be absolutely invaluable for me {and all you other moms out there!}

How To Take Creative Photos of Your Kids

posted by Andrea | 12/3/2011 | 2 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Jodi from JodiMichelle.com — and mother of 2 — is sharing her fabulous tips on “how to take creative photos of your kids” as well as her methods for storing, organizing, and printing those photos. If you’ve ever been stressed out by photos, this post is a MUST read!

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me…?

posted by Andrea | 12/2/2011 | 3 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Amy from The Finer Things in Life — and mother of 3 — is sharing tips from her series, Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me That. Her series includes so much information… you’ll just have to stick around for a while and keep reading; I know I am!

Training Your Little One to Sleep

posted by Andrea | 12/1/2011 | 15 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Amanda from OhAmanda.com — and mother of 2 — is sharing her thoughts on sleep patterns… which is definitely something I want to learn as much about as I possibly can! As a “jealous-of-her-sleep mama”, Amanda has 4 really great tips that I’m hoping to implement with our new bundle of joy!

Dealing With The Baby Blues

posted by Andrea | 11/30/2011 | 1 comment

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Kim from Art of Domestic Living — and mother to 2 — is sharing her story about battling post partum depression and the “baby blues”. This is a REAL issue for many women, and Kim’s story is very encouraging for anyone who has dealt with this or might currently be dealing with this.

The 3 Most Important Things I Learned About Being A Mom

posted by Andrea | 11/29/2011 | 8 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Sarah from Clover Lane — and mother of 5 — is talking about the three most important concepts she has learned in her 17 years of being a mother. She has tons of wisdom to share… so read up!

Daddy: A Daughter’s First Love

posted by Andrea | 11/28/2011 | 2 comments

Due to the recent birth of our baby girl, I recruited a handful of amazing moms to share their motherly advice with all of us!

Today, Brenda from A Farmgirl’s Dabbles — and mother of 2 — is sharing her heart-warming story of the relationship between her husband and her 2 adorable daughters.
I personally grew up in a family of ALL girls and I know my dad loved every minute of it. And now Dave will experience a daddy-daughter journey of his own!