Being A Mom Is Hard! Encouragement for Stressed-Out Moms

Being A Mom Is Hard! Encouragement for Stressed-Out Moms

I’ve been a working mom and a stay-at-home mom and I can honestly say, BOTH are equally hard. It really bothers me when I see these conversations in mom’s groups on Facebook debating which is harder or who is the most stressed out. The thing is, being a mom is hard, period. Full stop. And the other hard truth is that it literally does not matter. There is no trophy for being a stay-at-home mom or a working mom. There is no award ceremony for being the best mom. Honestly, the best mom is a loving mom who takes care of her family, whatever that looks like. Being a Working Mom vs a Stay-At-Home Mom When I was a working mom, I longed to stay…

Why Every Biz Mom Needs A Vision Board

Why Every Biz Mom Needs A Vision Board

Every biz mom needs a vision board to keep her business and her family’s goals, dreams, and visions in mind- and in SIGHT.  As moms, we’re expected to keep all the balls in the air all the time. You know, like keeping the kids fed, clothed, and happy while also keeping the house from burning down (bonus points if it’s actually clean, too!). And if you’re running a business on top of all that, it can feel downright impossible sometimes. Now here’s the part where I wish I could tell you that I’ve found the magic solution to all of that, starting with taking away the “mental load” of a mom, along with society’s expectations that she be the sole keeper of it.  When I…

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…