Reheat Your Cup: The Busy Mom’s Guide to Recharging Amidst the Chaos

Reheat Your Cup: The Busy Mom’s Guide to Recharging Amidst the Chaos

“Mom! Mom! Mommy! MOMMMMM!” You hear these familiar shouts from your kids constantly. Sometimes it seems like the most adorable thing ever. But other times, you think the sound of nails on a chalkboard would be less annoying. I know, I know. We don’t like to admit it, but sometimes we just feel downright annoyed by our sweet tiny humans. And recharging amidst the chaos feels impossible. That doesn’t mean you’re a bad mom- it’s normal!!!  But if you find yourself snapping at your kids with a simple request for more milk (for the 136,000th time today), you just might be a little burnt out. I know we’ve all heard it a million times, “you can’t pour from an empty cup.”  While I agree with the…

The Busy Mom’s Guide To Easy And Affordable Holiday Gifting
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The Busy Mom’s Guide To Easy And Affordable Holiday Gifting

Ahhhh it’s finally here- holiday gifting season.  The time when us busy moms frantically try to find the perfect gift for everyone that will be just the right blend of meaningful and thoughtful without being tacky…. and that will arrive in time for that holiday party.  Because easy and affordable holiday gifting is no big deal, right? Ugh. If you’re anything like me, you have A LOT on your plate already, even on a good day.  You know, between the dishes and diapers, the toddler meltdowns, and making food that no one will eat because it “looks disgusting,” over and over again.  So sure, let’s add in being responsible for getting the perfect gift for everyone (and making sure they all arrive on time).  It’s downright overwhelming! And let’s not even…

The Busy Mom’s 10-Minute Morning Routine
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The Busy Mom’s 10-Minute Morning Routine

I’m a busy mom with two toddlers and a newborn. I don’t have time to do much for myself in the morning between changing diapers, convincing everyone to actually eat breakfast, and making sure everyone is wearing a pair of shoes (bonus points if there is a right AND a left shoe and they actually match!) To say mornings are complete chaos is an understatement. And now that kids are about to head back to school, mornings are about to get a whole lot more chaotic. It’s no wonder so many moms put themselves on the back burner- I did too for many years. And yet, I still wanted to feel confident and put together when I left the house instead of like the hot mess…