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8 things that unexpectedly happened after I became a mom

Motherhood is something you cannot describe. It's one of the few things that is indescribable to anyone who is not in the same position. I know, because before I became a mom, I was one of those.   The one who had an exact plan of things I would or would never do. The one [...]

8 things that unexpectedly happened after I became a mom2017-03-19T03:07:30+00:00

24 things I’ve learned in 3 years of being a mom

I love being a mom. It's truly my calling in life. It is by far the greatest "job" in the world.  That being said, I think we can all agree that it's hard work.  It's tiring, demanding, and can be downright draining some days. When I became pregnant with my daughter in 2012 I knew I [...]

24 things I’ve learned in 3 years of being a mom2017-03-19T03:06:46+00:00

I wish all moms would do this…

Being a mom is hard.   It's also rewarding and tiring and everything else in between.   It's the hardest thing to explain until you become one.   You almost have to "live it" to get it.   Before I became a mom I had a very long list of things I was going to [...]

I wish all moms would do this…2017-03-19T03:07:20+00:00

Toddler Diet Overhaul: Part 2

It's been two weeks since we embarked on the toddler diet overhaul.  And I can honestly say it has been a complete 180.  Her behavior has done a complete turn around for the better. I am almost shocked.   About two weeks ago after a few text messages from my 2 year old's teacher that she [...]

Toddler Diet Overhaul: Part 22019-02-20T20:56:00+00:00

Toddler diet overhaul: Week 1 and a 180.

As you know my toddler (turned 3 in April) turned into a caged animal. Really, her behavior was pretty similar to that of a hangry animal as she was not only acting out but also biting, hitting, pushing and being an asshole.  Yes I said it, she was acting like an asshole. Something about seeing my [...]

Toddler diet overhaul: Week 1 and a 180.2019-02-19T21:52:04+00:00

The Toddler Diet Overhaul Project Part 1

If you have been following me for more than a day you know I am all about moderation when it comes to food.  Really when it comes to life in general but mainly with food.   I spent over a decade completely obsessed with numbers, calories, points, macros, etc and I was effing miserable.   [...]

The Toddler Diet Overhaul Project Part 12017-03-19T03:12:28+00:00

The #1 Tool I Use to Stop Needing to Control Everything Every Second

Mindset.  Perception.  I know, I know. Roll your eyes because who has time to work on that?? I said the same.  Here I am unable to take a shower or sit down to eat so how in the hell do I have time to work on my mind?   But here's the thing.  It wasn't UNTIL [...]

The #1 Tool I Use to Stop Needing to Control Everything Every Second2017-03-19T03:14:38+00:00