Mom life is the best life

Becoming a mom is a little bit like starting a new career. You have all these high hopes that it will add fulfillment to your life, but there is so much uncertainty and fear.

What if you are a bad parent? What if your baby cries all the time? How will you manage to pay all the bills yet be present to raise your kids?

Maybe I am just announcing my fears to you out loud. Hi, it’s very nice to meet you by the way!

I don’t want to sugarcoat motherhood. It definitely comes with its challenges. I can assure you however, these challenges will be MASSIVELY overshadowed by the joy motherhood will bring.

God gives us a large gift in a small package to steward for such a short amount of time. One of the things that help me get through the rough days is to imagine myself as an old woman, with streaks of white in my hair and many memories in my mind. I strive to raise my children through the eyes of wisdom with a heart of patience. That’s what they deserve from me.

This page contains tips for mothers, so you can get the most out of it and leave your mark on the next generation with grace.

5 Strategies for Calm Parenting

It was around 4:30 in the afternoon after a long summer day. My one year old decided to skip his only chance to nap, so we went grocery shopping instead. After unloading all the groceries and putting them away, I start to make dinner when I hear it....THUD....

How to Survive the First Few Days Home with a Newborn

As someone who slept in until around 10 am the majority of my adult life, I was TERRIFIED of the newborn period. I did a test run during pregnancy to see what it would be like to stay awake half of the night and function the next day. Let me tell you, I was back in...

A Stay at Home Mom Schedule that Guarantees Personal Time

If you are a stay at home mom or plan to become one, it's a good idea to start wrapping your head around keeping a schedule or daily routine. I know, I know, this sounds horrible, especially if you never stuck to one before motherhood. But I am going to convince you...

How to Support Him in Becoming a New Dad

The transition a couple goes through when they become first time parents can be nerve wracking, disrupting, and even hard on the marriage. Yet, it can also be wonderful, enlightening, and bring you closer together! New moms tend to get a mental head start in the...

How to Be a Happy Mom

I have found that happiness can be like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. I do all kinds of things in life in pursuit of it. I went to college so I could get an amazing, respectable job. I stood in line for the newest iPhone. I bought a shiny, new red coupe....

Tips for Planning a Road Trip With the Kids

A lot of thought that goes into planning a road trip with the kids and the task can be daunting. On our trip from Virginia Beach to Orlando, I just wanted to get from point A to point B with the least amount of stops and fussiness from my 9 month old. Going on a road...

Am I Ready to Have a Baby?

Before I had my son I had many questions about whether or not I am ready to have a baby. I found myself happy with my lifestyle and wondered how kids would fit or change it. As a young girl, I used to take all those silly quizzes in magazines titled, "Does he really...

How to Be a Stay at Home Mom. Or is That Even for You?

When my husband and I had the serious discussion about starting a family, the first thought that entered my mind was, "how would we afford this?"Not having enough money worried me to death. So much that it delayed the process of having kids by years! I am honestly sad...