A Refreshed Mom is a Happy Mom! (How to Refresh your MOM Routine)

A Refreshed Mom

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Can you believe it is time for school? This summer FLEW by! I don’t know about you, but school

Am I Making a Difference? (Encouragement from 1 Mom to Another)

real mommy moments

Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces. The answer

Staying Fit While the Kids Nap (Simple Exercises For Moms)

Staying Fit While the Kids Nap

How many moms out there take advantage of naptime to get a few chores done around the house? It’s the perfect time of day to do this since your children aren’t following you around making messes where you just cleaned. However, using this free time to clean can make it harder for you to get a good workout in. Since staying fit is just as

Noticing and Appreciating The Simple Moments

july 4th bbq

Today was one of those days. Holidays have a way of making us look back and remember. I remember July 4th celebrations at home with family and friends. Just last year we had our best friends over, BBQed, and did fireworks. This year was different. This year was simple. There were no friends or extended family. There were no late night laughs and catching up