I cannot believe how long it’s been since I’ve last posted here on my blog! I knew I couldn’t pass up creating a post for Mother’s Day because it means so much more to me every year that passes.
I remember when I was much younger telling my parents every year that it didn’t make sense…why was there a “Mother’s Day” and a “Father’s Day” and NO. KID’S. DAY? I chuckle at my young naivete and can answer this question 10x over now. My Mother would always respond that “every day is kid’s day,” and no truer words have been spoken. We as parents (ahem, and more specifically Mothers, amiright?) bust our behinds every moment of every day for our kid/s. The amount of finagling that it takes to run a household and live semi-productive lives is insane here in 2019 so what better excuse do we need than to reward ourselves for such repetitive sacrifice.
I think we can all agree, Mothers specially are angels sent down from Heaven. We are the CEOs of our individual households – cooking (sometimes), cleaning (also sometimes), packing bags, wiping booties, brushing teeth, kissing boo boos, researching the best schools, scheduling EVERYTHING, rocking every single task we are given and NEVER ever putting ourselves first. So now, mamas, it’s our day. A day you should literally ask for anything and everything you’ve ever wanted. You f*cking deserve it and for the love, please don’t waste anyone’s time trying to convince otherwise. I have compiled all the things on my Mother’s Day splurge list to share with you all in hopes you are inspired to ask for the same things or come up with something else equally as bomb. These gifts can easily be applied to your own mothas as well because she’s straight up amazing too. Let’s begin.
I have loved spending more time dedicated to creating content on my blog recently, and from the feedback I receive from you all, you appreciate it too. If there are every any topics you would like to suggest as content ideas, feel free to leave a comment below or DM me over on Instagram.
Now, if you are a parent, take a moment to think of the first time you felt the weight of your responsibility of caring for your children. We got heavy early on this post. 🙂 Ok, got your moment? What or when was that? Leave me a comment below! I think the first time I felt that responsibility was the day I found out I was pregnant. I remember that day clearly. I had this feeling a lot of people talk about – “you just know” type of feeling. And when the pregnancy test read positive I was OVER. THE. MOON. I already had purchased a onesie to surprise my husband because I wanted to be prepared to tell him immediately. I still plan ahead like that as a way to manage my stress. That day was our 1 month wedding anniversary so when I handed him a gift, he didn’t think it was anything out of the ordinary.
At the inspiration of one of my favorite social media mamas, Hayley Paige, I want to start a new blog series where I share my monthly Amazon faves! And based on the poll I added to my IG story last week, you all are excited to hear more!
Amazon has quickly become one of my husband & I’s favorite places to shop. I particularly love that it sells a huge variety of items at competitive prices. With FREE 2-day shipping (sometimes 1-day) using Amazon Prime, it can’t be beat! The list I plan to share with you every month will be what I have purchased for that month and consider favorites. I warn: the list is random. 😂
Hey everyone! Long time, little talk. I have been so busy creating over on my YouTube channel and spending time prepping for the holidays. If you haven’t checked out my channel yet I will link it here for you!
Today I wanted to blog about something that is near and dear to me, while also avoiding offending anyone. I recently read an article on The Bump app about the term Sharenting. Basically it was described as the act of oversharing about your child/ren. I believe this applies mainly to social media but in my mind it would be all the time. Whether you’re sharing a story, photo, video, sound clip, whatever it may be, in person or online, have you ever asked yourself, “am I a sharent?”
As a new Mom of a 3 month old baby girl, I understand how precious time is. Every spare moment is spent rushing to sleep, or to feed and bathe yourself. I also understand that when you do find that rare time to leave your home, or if you decide to have the type of company over who have never seen the 3-months-no-sleep version of you, that maybe you’d like to at least have the option of covering up some of the “mombie”. The routine I have created for such moments is super quick and simple yet reliable for bringing back some of that pregnancy glow. 😏
Becoming a Mom is hard. Being a Mom is HARD. There are hundreds? of books on what to do, what to buy, how to be for Moms and soon-to-be Moms and yet the majority of them only give a small peek into what life is really like for us. Is this because they don’t want to scare us? I think what’s even scarier is getting blind sighted when you thought motherhood was going to be all roses and glitter. I’m a brand-new, stay-at-home Mama and these are the top 3 things I wish someone would have told me about becoming a Mom. Hopefully you read this and feel validated or it at least takes away some of your shock!