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Give Yourself Permission 

Between work, raising a family, after-school practices and everything else, lets face it, their isn’t a lot of time leftover for mom. I often feel like I am racing against time and their aren’t enough hours left in the day.  Have you ever felt the mom guilt for taking “you” time on the evenings or weekends to go get that massage?  How about go to the gym on a semi regular basis? Heck, even locking the door while using the restroom?! I have…and it sucks.

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A Day in the Life of a Working Mother

5 am

The alarm sounds at 5 am.  The first order of business is trying to get out of bed without waking the sleeping toddler snoring at your side.  If you are able to maneuver out of bed, carefully removing the foot from over your head while keeping her asleep, the morning has high hopes of going smoothly. If the beast awakens you just move into survival mode and hope to make it through the morning with minimal meltdowns. Most mornings begin with a few minutes stretches or exercise, breakfast preparations, smoothie making, lunches (if you failed to make them the night before) and most importantly coffee! DON’T FORGET THE COFFEE!

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The Best Sippy Cups

In our house I believe we have tried every no-spill drinking gadget known to man.  Over the years I have started to become a little more specific about the sippy cup brands I will buy because frankly I’m sick of wasting money and I am concerned about what my girls are drinking out of day to day. I’ve been searching for the best sippy cups and it seems to have been an uphill battle.

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