“Eight years, 4 moves, 3 job changes, motherhood, and wifehood have changed me…”
An honest assessment of how life changes you, particularly once you become a mom. I think we’ve all had at least a few of these thoughts about our own situations. Don’t worry, it’s not doom and gloom!
I’m a sucker for any kind of before/after photos, and Sarah’s do not disappoint. Plus, she gives you 15 reasons why you, too, should consider a big chop. Nothing like a dramatic haircut to get you out of a rut or spice up your day-to-day.
Alice steps in as our travel agent, doing all the work to plan a weekend getaway in the Hill Country: where to stay, where to eat, all kinds of activities in the area, and more. Perfect for recharging with girlfriends, a romantic weekend away, or even a fun family trip.
Would that we were all as prepared and organized as Vanessa. There are some super smart ideas in here that will save your sanity and save your car from becoming a total trash pit.
“Moms of all boys (HEYYY!!) there’s a bonus item at the very end.“
“It’s so important to me as a mother that my little guy learns to play by himself, explore freely without input from mommy, and has an adventurous little spirit. I’m also lazy (honestly) and don’t want to entertain him every second.”
I feel ya, girl. Lisbeth links to her favorite outdoor toys for toddlers in this one. Yay for limiting screen time!
8. When Love Isn’t Enough: 4 Things Every Couple Should Be in Order to Survive Parenthood by Amanda Krahel
“Will we survive the ride and come out as strong as the days when we were consumed by the excitement and anticipation of one another and our future? Our seat belts are fastened, we’ve taken off, we’ve been through some loops, but are we still holding hands?”
“I was more apprehensive about implementing and maintaining a classroom management plan than I was about teaching a room full of six-year-olds to read…”
It is fascinating to me how teachers maintain control in a classroom full of wiggly kids. Jessica explores her experience with using a color chart and ties it into how our behavior as adults might be impacted by having a color chart of our own.