Part of becoming a mom is trading in your purse for a diaper bag. I’m all about gorgeous purses, but I knew there was no way I’d be bringing one home from the hospital along with a diaper bag. Carrying a purse, diaper bag, a kid, and everything they demand to hold is pretty much […]
One of the hardest parts of growing up is the change in your world view. When you’re little, your parents can do no wrong, every holiday is a blast, and the world isn’t that scary. Some of us are forced to grow up more quickly than others, but at some point, our vision of the […]
Mama, this is a post of encouragement. I’m a little worried that this will read as a harsh critique and leave you feeling guilty and bruised. Please don’t feel attacked. I wrote this so you would feel loved. I want you to drip with confidence and know your value. I want your daughters to see […]
I ordered a second Dia&Co box. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you can go read my first Dia&Co post, but here’s what you need to know: I’m a plus-sized mama who hates shopping, so I’m branching out and trying clothing subscription boxes. Dia&Co only carries plus sizes, and their stylists pick items […]
Let’s be honest – moms usually put self-care on the back burner. We put ourselves last not only because of stress and time constraints, but also guilt. We feel guilty taking time for ourselves, or buying things for ourselves instead of our kids. I’m here today to give you permission to treat yo’ self.
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This mama hates shopping for plus size clothing. You can read more about what it’s like to shop when you don’t fit into anything here, but for this article, let’s stick with one aspect of plus size clothing that sucks: it’s hard to find. I live near a huge outlet mall. It’s a tourist hot […]
Before becoming a mom, I didn’t really know much about breastfeeding. When I got pregnant, I began learning about the science and the medical benefits for me and baby. I was amazed at the information; it was eye-opening. I looked forward to sharing the experience with my child, but I wanted to go into it […]