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The Reality of Being a Young Mom

Don’t worry mama. I see the judgemental looks, the rude comments that could go unsaid, and having to prove your value in every given moment. This includes not only strangers, but family and friends. I see you.

I know exactly how it feels to be questioned by absolutely everyone, including yourself, if you can do this. I know every mother I have chatted with has felt this one way, one time or another.

“Can I really do this? Can I be a good enough mom?”

I know the eyes and harsh words don’t make self doubt any more helpful.

Kid Friendly Smoothies (skip the popsicles!)

Instead of giving my kiddos a sugary popsicle that would result in sugar crash temper tantrum, I started making nutrition dense smoothies that they LOVED.

I have absolutely no judgement, because my childhood was full of ice cream, Freezies, popsicles, and creamsicles! We still had the odd treat here or there, or I will catch Maverick hiding with the tub of ice cream…

It’s all about balance, friends!

The true reason behind me writing this, is I have a firm theory, that is backed up by truth:

Kids don’t need sugar to survive or function.

It actually serves them no purpose, besides flavour satisfaction.

Let’s jump in:

My favourite ways to make healthy, satisfying smoothies that my children LOVE!

5 Tips to Have the Best Morning Routine

Every morning you have the opportunity to wake up and be a happier, better version of yourself.

Good morning, friends!

My #1 question in my inbox in regards to staying stress free, and positive, and the answer is this:

routines

I know, I know. I’m no fun!

But for real, if you could do the slightest thing different in your morning that can drastically shift the entire day and week, wouldn’t you want someone to share the big secret?

I am here to tell you: I am going to spill the beans!

the best morning self care routine

What Being a Mom and College Student Taught Me!

I had to meal prep, breastfeed, birth a baby, do my school work, work online, and stay on top of my relationships constantly. It can get hard fast. I encourage you to take bits and pieces and apply them to where applicable in your life!

Here are the top things I learned being in college and a mama to back to back babies!

Survival Guide: Thriving with 2 Under 2

“How can there be too many children? That’s like saying there are too many flowers.”

- Mother Teresa

Having children close together is a blessing in itself! There is a lot of patience, routine, organization, and dedication that goes into running a somewhat smooth routine!

Surviving Bed Rest with 2 Under 2

You are not weak for needing time to rest.

Here is my bedrest story summed up if you are unaware.

**** if you have any triggers in regards to pregnancy and/ or pregnancy loss, I advice you to scroll passed my little blurb, and go directly to the numbered tips!

How To Overcome Being A Hot Mess

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” (which includes getting your poop in a group!)

Often, we get tangled and forget to look at the big picture. Trust me, I know it can be so hard to think of the big picture, especially when something else is absorbing you. College assignments and reading building up, the kids are on melt- down mode all day, your partner is working overtime this whole month, or you are overwhelmed from life in general.

I have been there when all of the above is going on!

Happy First Pregnancy

Looking back, I wish I had more guidance how to be happy during my first pregnancy. Not worrying, not stressed, not scurrying. Just happy. Here are my tips that will SAVE you: confidence, self care, therapy, nutrition…