Spicing Up Family Life

Here’s an idea I shared on Instagram earlier this week. I thought I’d share if with you for some inspiration. For our “travels” to Italy we have taught our boys how to say “ciao” (“hi” and “bye”). We’ve also shown them the geographical location, some of the popular attractions, and a 4K drone video. WeContinue reading “Spicing Up Family Life”

A Parenting Poem

I wanted to share a poem with you, written by my Dad. In the midst of chaos of parenthood, this poem resonates with me and I’m sure it will with you also. This is a poem about making decisions out of love for our families. Here’s the poem: ——————————————————– What’s Important I wanted to doContinue reading “A Parenting Poem”

How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Build a Resume

How can I build my resume while I’m a stay-at-home parent?  If you’ve decided to be a stay-at-home parent, you may eventually start to panic about returning to work. Many of us have no intention of forever being a “homebody.” After all, it seems a large number of us stay-at-home parents were climbing career laddersContinue reading “How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Build a Resume”

The Baby Blues (A Message to Suffering Moms)

I feel urged to finally share this with you. I’ve had several of these posts drafted and I couldn’t bring myself to hit “publish,” until I recently saw a post about PPD. In the past few years moms are just starting to open up about their mental health. The effects of postpartum anxiety, postpartum depression,Continue reading “The Baby Blues (A Message to Suffering Moms)”

Mom Life (And The Thing No One Talks About)

Mom friend, I know your struggle well. I know that you’ve entirely changed since you’ve become a Mom. You have less time for the things you love, including sleep. I also know that beautiful memories are made when unexpected, just as often as the day’s obstacles before you. And I know that being a MomContinue reading “Mom Life (And The Thing No One Talks About)”

How We Hudson

Have you ever wondered how large families function? How do they get places on time? How do they feed all those kids? How do they afford it all? A new YouTube channel, “How We Hudson” has begun a questions series. The family of 9 seems to manage everything so well that people have been askingContinue reading “How We Hudson”

To the Stay-At-Home Mom

Hey there stay-at-home mom, I think I know you just a little better than you realize. I know that those little eyes looking up into your soul is your fuel. I know that you delight in every new milestone that your little one accomplishes! I know that you are filling your memory bank with picturesContinue reading “To the Stay-At-Home Mom”

10 Funny Tweets About Parenthood

Parenthood is so far from easy.  And perfection is miles away. It’s hard to own a home (and one that’s always clean), look put together, be on time with the whole family, and have kids that never whine. These are what parents’ dreams are made of! Social media perceptions can sometimes cause moms to be extraContinue reading “10 Funny Tweets About Parenthood”

10 Parenting Quotes

Who’s ready for the New Year? What is your resolution? Quit a bad habit, eat healthier, or maybe be more positive? Maybe you simply want more for your family. We desire to be perfect parents. And at first, we expect it to be a fun little hike in the woods. But as time goes on,Continue reading “10 Parenting Quotes”