Mom Tips

When it comes to being a mom, there are no rulebooks…but there are ways to make it just a little bit easier. These helpful mom-to-mom tips offer ideas, inspiration, creative solutions, and a little laughter, too.

5 Truths About Being a Work at Home Mom

It’s never hard to answer the question when people ask me what I do for work: I’m a writer, designer, advocate and all-around professional sassypants. It’s the “where” I work that’s always an interesting response: I work from home. In the era of telecommuting and remote jobs, this isn’t such a strange answer to hear anymore, but sometimes people have some misunderstandings about what being a work at home mom (WAHM) really means.

As a freelancer for the last four years, I can say without a doubt that taking care of my son while working from home has dramatically changed how I work. Here are 5 truths about what being a WAHM is really like.

5 Ways We Teach Our Kids About Being Thankful

Like most parents, we hope that our children grow up to be thankful for what they have, no matter what. We hope to teach them to have a grateful heart, from a very early age. In today’s world of having tons of “stuff” and always wanting more, it can be difficult to teach our children about being thankful.

Here are 5 ways my husband and I teach our kids about being thankful…

Six Things to Celebrate About Six Months with Margot

Our sweet Margot (pronounced Mar-go) Joan is 6 months old this week. Like every mother in the history of the universe, I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. No, but seriously. I swear I was pregnant with her for at least two years, and now she’s already 6 months old.

Can we all shed a tear really quick about the difference between these two photos!?!

Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Moms

As a mom of three, I know just how difficult it can be to prepare a delicious meal each night of the week. I love to cook, but sometimes, there aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done. I really hate feeding my kids fast food, and going to restaurants gets too expensive, so I’ve tried my best to freeze meals ahead of time and to utilize my slow cooker.

I’ve rounded up 15+ delicious slow cooker recipes that you can easily make in a morning or afternoon. At dinnertime, you’ll have a hot meal ready to go with very little prep! A MUST for busy moms! Click through to see them all…

10 Signs You're Ready to Have a Baby

A lot of my friends who don’t have children ask me how I knew I was ready to have a baby. And sort of like falling in love, I just knew. I think every person is different. Some people have a bunch of things they’d like to do before they have children, while other people are surprised with babies and can’t wait to welcome them into the world. To each his own.

But, if you think you might be ready to become a parent, here are 10 obvious signs to look for…

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