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”

For the Mom Who Doesn’t Have Time for Resolutions

Momma, don’t feel bad if you don’t have a New Year Resolution. If you feel like you’re too overwhelmed already then keep reading. First off, I just want to say that I did take an unintentional break (at first) from Momma Bird. Over the course of the last few months my husband was finishing upContinue reading “For the Mom Who Doesn’t Have Time for Resolutions”

Bubble Baths Don’t Fix Mom Problems

In speaking about the topic of Mom guilt, we’re really searching for so many answers. Is this normal? Why don’t I feel satisfied? Will I always feel this pressure? Does any good come out of feeling this way? I may not have all of the answers, but yes it’s normal. And no I don’t thinkContinue reading “Bubble Baths Don’t Fix Mom Problems”

10 Funny Parenting Tweets

Once, while on a Facebook Mom’s group, someone posted, “What’s your favorite mantra for getting through motherhood?” A member legit responded with, “f*** it.” I’ve never laughed harder at a Facebook post! And that is pretty much a summary of Twitter. As a Mom of 3 boys, I connect well with genuine parents and theirContinue reading “10 Funny Parenting Tweets”

3 Superfood Smoothies

Sunday recipe posts are back on Momma Bird Blog! Although this is not a fitness and weight loss blog, nutrition is such a huge part of feeling good. I often find myself talking nutrition with my husband, because I value the benefits of eating well. Sometimes when he’s really tired, I remind him to haveContinue reading “3 Superfood Smoothies”

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)”

How to Enjoy Mom Life More (While Raising a Young Crew)

Moms raising small dependent kids who are struggling need to hear this message.

Beef and Vegetable Soup (With Secret Ingredient)

Boy, it’s been a while since I posted a recipe! I am I the only one who tends to make whatever is easier for my family on a weeknight? After everyone gets home from work and school, who wants to spend 2 hours cooking a gourmet meal? And then clean up that mess? I’m stillContinue reading “Beef and Vegetable Soup (With Secret Ingredient)”

10 Affirmations For Mom Guilt

There is one main message I think that Moms need to hear, but often don’t hear enough, it’s that you matter. In the midst of your messy home, in your messy bun, wearing yesterday’s pajamas, where you often lose your cool, you feel so unaccomplished. Yet, you’ve accomplished everything! Your kids know your unconditional loveContinue reading “10 Affirmations For Mom Guilt”