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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.

Dear Lady In The Grocery Store...

I have always believed children are a blessing, but our society has been so regulated into making them seem as if they are burdens. I was uplifted to hold a conversation with someone who believed in the same ideology.

You shared with me how you had 4 wonderful children, and you would have had more, but unfortunate circumstances struck. You empowered me to have the biggest family that our home, hearts, and arms could hold.

You promised me that I would never regret having tons of children, and I believe you.

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!

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!

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…