• 5 Simple Reasons Working from Home Saved my Motherhood

    5 Simple Reasons Working from Home Saved my Motherhood

    January 18, 2019

    Working from home was not an idea that I had ever entertained. Isn’t life like that though? We have all these plans and ideas and then everything changes…usually for the better. I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom since forever. Motherhood was all I could see in my future. And I have been very…

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  • I've Got my Hands Full and it is Normal

    I’ve Got My Hands Full and it is Normal

    January 4, 2019

    I look younger than my age. It has been like that for the vast majority of my life and now that I’m getting older, I appreciate it all the more. During my third pregnancy, I was often asked if it was my first. When I replied that it was my third and then listed the…

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  • What True Self-Care Is and How to Sustain It

    What True Self-Care Is and How to Sustain It

    December 7, 2018

    What is true self-care? Self-Care is a term that is thrown around all the time in this generation. I think it is because we’ve made life so very busy for ourselves that we’re now really finding out what the repercussions are. However, self-care is so often misdefined. Self-care isn’t going for a manicure or getting…

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  • What to Do Before You Give Up Breastfeeding

    What to do Before You Give up Breastfeeding

    November 28, 2018

    You know meal trains? The thing that friends do for mamas when they’ve just had a baby? Well, some of my dearest friends live thousands of miles across the world from me, but still wanted to help out while our family goes through the transition of adding another baby to our home. So, they’ve done…

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  • Deciding if Breastfeeding is the Correct Choice for the Next Baby

    Deciding If Breastfeeding is the Correct Choice With the Next Baby

    November 21, 2018

    I have always loved Katrina’s calm and balanced approach to parenting. She is so not judgemental when it comes to the subject of breastfeeding and really rationalizes the entire decision-making process. Her thoughts on breastfeeding aren’t overly emotive nor condescending. If you’re struggling to decide whether breastfeeding or bottle feeding is the right way to…

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  • Mom on the Go Planner

    A Review of the Mom on the Go 2019 Planner

    November 9, 2018

    This blog is all about keeping motherhood pretty and practical. That is why I love this planner so very much. This will be my third consecutive year of using it. You can read my thoughts on the 2018 planner in this post –> This is Hands Down the Best Planner for Moms! *this post contains…

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  • 3 Things to Sacrifice When You Have a Baby

    3 Things to Sacrifice When You Have a Baby

    October 19, 2018

    Val has four children and today she is posting here on my blog with her sound wisdom in regards to the sacrifices you may need to make after you add a baby to your family. I always appreciate the practical advice that she offers in her writing as well as the personal experience she is…

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  • 3 Awesome Reasons To Make Big Transitions Early

    October 5, 2018

    3 Awesome Reasons to Make Big Transitions Early originally appeared on Team Cartwright. We make big transitions pretty early around here. Well, early by today’s standards. To be honest, I’m doing things at the same pace that my mother did them with us. We potty trained Jack around age 2 and transitioned both of our…

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  • 3 Important Reasons to Work When Your Kids are Awake

    3 Important Reasons to Work When your Kids are Awake

    August 3, 2018

    I’ve heard the phrase branded about like it’s a badge of honour you wear. “I only work when my kids are asleep.” Well, I’m here to put to rest the idea that only working when your kids are asleep isn’t actually as amazing as you might think it is. In fact, I would even go…

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  • How to Effectively Cope With the Mental Load of Motherhood

    August 1, 2018

    It’s the one thing that no one really talks to expecting moms about. The mental load that comes with motherhood. Perhaps it’s because it’s something that is difficult to describe to someone that isn’t already experiencing it. But, it is challenging. Perhaps one of the most challenging things that is part of being a mom. I…

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