Mom life

How to Survive The Holiday Season…in 2018

We have spent the past few days celebrating the Season, traveling and visiting family.  I typically start Christmas shopping over the Summer and then when Black Friday rolls around, buy a few more things, forgetting everything else I bought, which results in an overwhelmingly amount […]

Christmas Magic

The magic of the Christmas season is contagious in our house. Since we started having children, each year has gotten better and better, with our children becoming more aware of the meaning of the Holiday and each tradition becoming more memorable and important to the […]

Mom life: I’m an Epilepsy Mom

One of the hardest things I ever have to do as a mother is being a patient parent to my son.  The minute he was born, I knew he was different.  He was born fast and furious and did not slow down.  As a baby, […]

Hosting the Holidays after a Head Injury..Survival Tips

If you told me nine years ago that I’d be hosting Holidays fairly seamlessly, I would have laughed and wondered how I could possibly host Holidays when I don’t even cook dinner.  I was a workaholic and caught up in my career (not a bad […]

Join me on BlogLovin’

I just joined another site because I get all of my news from the Internet and can never find enough Bloggers.  Come find me on Bloglovin 

Mindfulness for Children

I shared a post recently about the impact mindfulness has had on my life (here). Not only do I benefit from this practice, but my children do as well.  I began practicing mindfulness with them at a very young age.  Our oldest daughter has always […]

Mom life: Grateful for our village

It takes a village to raise children.  Before I had kids, I had heard this phrase over and over again and as our children get older, our village continues to expand to those near and far. A few weeks ago, it included a little boy […]

Archive with ArtKive

I hate clutter.  I hate when I walk into a room and become easily overwhelmed and distracted because there is too much going on.  I can’t think straight and have difficulty paying attention.  It wasn’t always this way, I can thank my head injury for […]

The truth about sleep after having a baby

This is a fantastic read about infant/toddler sleep. We have three children and with our oldest, I was CONVINCED something was wrong because she would wake 2-3 times for the first year (more obviously in the earlier months) and still wakes at 5 years old. […]

Raising kids after a head injury: My broken brain makes me a better Mom

I spend a lot of time worrying about the life I have created for our children because of my head injury.  Despite my shortcomings, we made a choice to have our children after my accident, and the older they get and more aware they become […]