Intentional Momming (Part 1): Technology & Social Media

Do you ever find yourself staring at your phone mindlessly? Scrolling through social media posts, with no real end goal in mind? Do you look at your phone for so long that you start to realize that you're not even enjoying it, and nothing you're reading is important? Or maybe it was important the first … Continue reading Intentional Momming (Part 1): Technology & Social Media

Working Mom Guilt: The Lie we Tell Ourselves

Yesterday morning was one of those mornings in our house. Isaiah woke up very cranky, very clingy, and way too early. Typically, he sleeps until I’m about ready for work. If he wakes up a few minutes early, he can normally entertain himself in his crib until I pick him up. But not this time. I … Continue reading Working Mom Guilt: The Lie we Tell Ourselves

Happy First Birthday, Isaiah!

My baby is one. Whew, even typing that makes me teary-eyed. I have been an emotional wreck this week. I think a big part of it is knowing that this will be Isaiah’s only birthday as our only baby. And that makes me feel really guilty. Josephine will probably get the short end of the … Continue reading Happy First Birthday, Isaiah!

My New Mom Must-Haves

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which may mean that I receive a commission if you click on a link and purchase something. For more information, please read the Mama Collective Privacy Policy. I have been pregnant for basically two years straight. No joke. I wouldn't necessarily call myself an expert on the must-have items for new mamas, … Continue reading My New Mom Must-Haves

My Minimalism Journey

  I was dragged kicking and screaming into minimalism by my husband, and neither of us knew it was happening. It started about 3 days into our marriage. My husband owned a condo in a cute, historic district, but it was the ultimate bachelor pad. We were starting fresh in a townhome that we had … Continue reading My Minimalism Journey