How I Stay Energized In My Busy Day

I have been compensated by Nature Valley for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. Summer is a seriously busy time for me and my kids. My 14-year-old daughter has dance competitions, camps, tryouts, summer sessions… basically…a lot of dancing. She’s also preparing for high school this Fall (insert panicked emoji) so she’s …

5 Ways to Find Inner Balance in a Hyperconnected World

The modern world is always on. From phones that never stop ringing to email inboxes flooded with messages, it’s hard for busy moms to find peace. Often, we’re overwhelmed, tired, and trying to keep up with it all. But it’s important to find that balance between on and off. Between staying connected and having inner balance so you don’t feel …

5 Simple Self-Care Practices You Can Implement Now

Between work, home, and social responsibilities do you often feel that all your time is spent taking care of others? Neglecting self-care is easy in a busy world, but the consequences can be serious. It’s not OK to allow your mental, physical, and emotional health to suffer in the name of “doing it all.” Adding self-care practices to your daily …

Dealing With Bladder Leaks? You’re NOT Alone! (and Always Discreet Can Help)

Sponsored Post: This post is sponsored by Always Discreet but the content and opinions expressed here are entirely my own. Did you know that 1-in-3 women have bladder leaks? Or that 1-in-2 African American women 18yrs+ experience bladder leaks, but only 1-in-9 use incontinence protection? When I first experienced bladder leaks, I had no idea that it was such normal …

An Easy Way For Busy Moms To Save Time

Us moms have soooo many things to do. Whether it’s something just for us, or something for the kids, or something for the house – the tasks list goes on and on. I remember when I was younger and I used to love accompanying my mom on her errands. Going to the grocery store, stopping by the laundromat, picking up …

The 9 Biggest Obstacles to Your Creativity

It’s no wonder why adult coloring books have become wildly popular. Exploring and indulging in creative endeavors is one of the best ways for busy moms to reduce stress and enjoy life more. Doing creative things helps to melt away your worry as you allow yourself to just be joyous and have fun. Creativity is truly a gift. Unfortunately, few …

5 Easy Ways To Create Joy Today

5 Easy Ways to Create Joy Today

“I just want to feel joy.” Don’t we all? I can’t say that I’ve ever met a busy mom who didn’t crave joy. Lasting happiness. An ongoing pleasurable experience with life. Unfortunately, when we’re stuck in our often chaotic daily routines, joy can seem hard to come by. But in reality, joy doesn’t have to be hard to manifest in …

Fruit Shoot Makes Outdoor Fun Easy

Fruit Shoot Makes My Son’s “Thing” Fun and Easy

If there’s one “thing” that each of my three kids has in common, it’s their love of the outdoors. And while they all enjoy spending their time outside, it’s my younger son (who is turning 10 next week!) that enjoys fun in the sun the most. Out of all his many interests, playing outside is definitely his “thing.” Whether it’s …

Spring Renewal Rituals

Spring Renewal Rituals

Spring is certainly in the air (and allergies are running rampant… ugh). This is my favorite time of the year to refocus and re-energize. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in a post-Winter/beginning of Spring depression. Whether there are goals I haven’t yet achieved or resolutions that have fallen by the wayside, it’s easy for me …