Self-Care Schedules Vs Routines

As we adjust to our new normal of social distancing and distance learning, I’ve seen all kinds of amazing schedules that my fellow parents have created for their sudden adventures in home [...]


3 Things to Do When You’re Having a Bad Day

Having a bad day? Who doesn’t have a bad day every once in awhile. Bad days are a universal experience, although how we handle them tends to be a little more specific. My tendency on bad days is [...]


It’s Ok to Choose You

A few days ago I decided to take a shower. I know this might not seem like a big deal to you, but taking a shower is a huge production for me. First I have to make sure that my son is occupied. [...]


Self-Care is a Choice

Soloparenting is rough. It’s not quite the same as being a single parent. I know that this is only temporary. But while I’m in the thick of it, caring for 3 kids under 7, including an [...]


Self-Care During a Deployment

Self-care during a deployment is essential. I learned this the hard way the first time my husband was away for officer training. He was gone for 10 weeks before we got to see him again. I had a 3 [...]


The Magic Words I Use to Make Self-Care Possible

This is us. All 3 of my kids, ranging from almost 7 years old to almost 5 months old with an almost 4 year old in between. I snapped this photo a few days ago when all of my kids happened to wake [...]


Asking for help is hard

I remember the first time I asked my husband Nathan for help. It was sometimes after midnight, probably around 2am. Our daughter Milly was about 24 hours old. We were on the first floor of our [...]


The Truth About Prenatal Yoga

I think it’s time to tell the truth about prenatal yoga. For far too long, prenatal yoga has been taught as a series of precautions and contraindications. Every yoga pose is seen as a way [...]


Postpartum Yoga for Sore Shoulders

Caring for a newborn puts a lot of strain on your shoulders. This postpartum yoga for sore shoulders will help relieve some of the tightness you’re feeling. In the first days and weeks [...]


Stop Telling Moms That Self-Care Doesn’t Work

Stop telling moms that self-care doesn’t work. This is one of my biggest pet peeves lately and I really want all of the mommy blogs, mom coaches, and instagram personalities to give it a fucking [...]