Category: Mommy Life

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teaching young kids unselfish habits is so helpful to make daily routines go smoothly. When I give my kids special jobs throughout our day, it’s easier for them to stay on task, be respectful and have fun at the same time!

Fashionable Gear for New Moms

Fashionable Gear for New Moms

The best thing you can do to prepare for a new baby is to stock up on essential gear for making the baby days a little easier. Covered Goods makes it simple and comfortable to breastfeed your baby with their airy and discrete nursing covers made from gorgeous fabrics.

The Hidden Side of Forgiveness

The Hidden Side of Forgiveness

In mommy life, how often do we hear “Mommy, will you forgive me?” during the course of a week? If I’m training my children to recognize their faults and practice humility, I will hopefully hear this phrase at least a few times a week. Days get busy, children disobey, attitudes flare up and mommies can get frustrated too. I often have to ask my kids for forgiveness for my own attitude. It’s important for us moms to teach our kids by example how to deal with their emotions, identify their wrongs and seek forgiveness to make their relationships right again. But how can we effectively do this?

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5 Helpful Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

5 Helpful Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

If you are able, breastfeeding is a precious opportunity to bond with your baby especially during the newborn stage. After having 3 kids, I have discovered several tips to create a successful and peaceful breastfeeding routine.

Tips to Make the Infant Days Easier

Tips to Make the Infant Days Easier

Bringing home a newborn is momentous occasion and the start of a very busy stage of life. These baby essentials are helpful for both momma and baby to enjoy the newborn stage.

Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Being pregnant is a joy as you anticipate bringing a new little bundle into the world! It can also be tiring and uncomfortable at times as your body is being stretched (literally)! It’s important to take care of your body, beginning with the first trimester when morning sickness hits all the way through the 9th month when your body feels like it’s at its limit. These tips for pampering your changing body can help you enjoy the unique stage of pregnancy.

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How to Be Real In Your Friendships

How to Be Real In Your Friendships

I’ve been thinking about whether I’m “real” in my friendships. I suspect what you are thinking, can moms in the midst of parenting young children have deep friendships? I’ve found it helpful to make a “Check List” to pursue quality friendships and be open in a way that lets me get to know who other moms are.

Cloth Diapering on a Budget

Cloth Diapering on a Budget

It’s no secret that cloth diapering is the cheaper route in the long run for the average family, but initial start-up cost can be a little overwhelming. Thankfully, cloth diapering on a budget is possible. Here are a few quick tips to get you started.

DIY Magic Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

DIY Magic Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

Have you ever had an absolutely adorable baby outfit ruined by that yellow baby spit-up stain? How about a diaper blow out? Removing set in stains can be tricky but this homemade “magic” stain remover has worked wonders for me! It’s very easy to make and uses common ingredients most everyone should have on hand already. Save this DIY stain remover recipe if you have kids, life gets messy. You’re going to need a reliable stain remover!

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Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Making your own healthy and fresh baby food requires a bit of planning but it’s completely worth it!

My Hospital Bag Checklist

My Hospital Bag Checklist

Here’s a look at what I have in my ready-to-go hospital bag the second time around and some tips for packing a hospital bag for yourself.

Homemade Baby Food with Quinoa!

Homemade Baby Food with Quinoa!

Homemade baby food can be a wonderfully affordable and healthy mealtime option for your baby, especially when packed with wholesome ingredients like kale and quinoa! Here are four tasty combinations we came up with using the healthy grain quinoa.

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How to Make Healthy Prenatal Juice

How to Make Healthy Prenatal Juice

It’s easy to stay healthy during pregnancy by drinking nutrient-rich prenatal juices that are packed with berries, kale, citrus and more! Make your own or purchase delicious combinations that will give you extra energy and help support baby’s development.

9 Ways To Organize Baby Clothes

9 Ways To Organize Baby Clothes

Many of these DIY baby clothes storage ideas are easy to make from recycled or re-purposed items. Check out these fun clothing organization hacks!

5 Ways To Cherish Your Child’s Heart

5 Ways To Cherish Your Child’s Heart

If you have young children, you know all about the wide range of emotions that can arise throughout the day. Children look to their closest examples to learn how to respond to circumstances. Absorbing everything they experience is how kids learn to speak, interact and identify their place in the world. As a mom, I need to be a source of guidance, correction and comfort. Here are some tips I use to navigate life with kids and respond to their emotions.
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