10 Great Websites for Mommy Blog Inspiration

Creating a blog for the first time can be so overwhelming! There’s so much learn, so much to do. Sometimes, I’m ready to jump in and do the work. But other times, it feels like too much and I don’t even know where to start.

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Blog income update + Can I really make money blogging as a sahm?

This question has been running through my mind since I started this blog in 2018. The internet says yes, it’s totally possible. Have you guys ever Googled “monthly blog income reports?” You should- It is so freakin’ inspiring! Check these out: Allison from FinancialFlamingo.com made over $1000 her 7th month of blogging. WomenBlazingTrails.com made $4250 […]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Being a SemiCrunchy Stay-at-Home-Mom

Being a stay-at-home mom is a big deal. A huge life changing, earth shaking undertaking. But…
So is being a working mom- just being a mom is a huge life changing, earth shaking undertaking. And while I think this guide may be helpful to any mom, working or not, the focus is on stay-at-home moms because that is what I know best. But please know that know matter what kind of mom you are, (birth, adopted, foster, or whatever) if you are raising tiny humans with tender, loving care, you are awesome and I support you.

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SAHM Burnout + 16 Mom Mantras to Help

Mom burnout is so real, especially in 2020. This year is HARD. Nowhere to go, everything is closed. We’re home with the kids ALL the time. Often with no help. It’s lonely, overwhelming, frustrating, anxiety-inducing and even depressing. For many, it’s a doubly awful year because of the fires and extreme weather. We’ve had smoke in […]

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Solidarity for Moms Who Say NO to Cry-it-Out

You are not alone. It’s okay that your baby doesn’t self soothe. It’s okay that your baby isn’t independent. It’s okay that your baby needs you to fall asleep and even to stay asleep. It is okay to say NO to cry-it-out.

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Public School to Homeschool: 2 months later + Our Secular 6th Grade Curriculum

It has been a crazy month finding our way, but we are finally getting into the swing of things. We have our curriculum, a weekly plan, a daily schedule, and a cozy little school work area. I am sharing all of this because I’m hoping it will be helpful to others considering leaving public school and switching to homeschool.

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Breastfeeding Update Months 26-30: A DITL of a Nursing Toddler

Another milestone this week- 30 months of breastfeeding my toddler! I seriously can’t believe I’ve made it this far. Well, then again it’s not that unbelievable if you’ve ever met my little boob obsessed munchkin. His persistence and determination is unmatched. So, what is it like to breastfeed a 30 month old toddler?

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My Newest Semi-Crunchy Adventure: Homeschooling my 6th Grader!

So after a crazy, whirlwind of chaos week I am officially a homeschooling mom! That is a sentence I never imagined myself saying, or even being excited about. But it’s true, and I’ll be homeschooling my 6th grader this year and I really am excited! Okay, honestly I’m also waay overwhelmed. This was totally unplanned. We are already 3 weeks into the school year- that is my daughter has been back in school for 3 weeks. As of yesterday, paper work is filed and we are done with public school.

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